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Animals Adopting Other Animals (SLYPlaylist)
posted by empath (8 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
A couple of months ago PBS' Nature aired a fascinating episode along these lines: Animal Odd Couples.
posted by IvoShandor at 2:37 PM on January 9, 2013


The official scientific term for this phenomenon is called Interspecies Snorgling.
posted by elizardbits at 2:40 PM on January 9, 2013 [1 favorite]


I am a sucker for cute, I could watch this stuff all day (too bad I'm at work but there's always later).
posted by doctor_negative at 2:49 PM on January 9, 2013


I could watch this stuff all day (too bad I'm at work...

Wait...what else would you do at work?
posted by mrnutty at 3:09 PM on January 9, 2013


too bad I'm at work

That's no excuse. Viewing cute images may improve productivity.
posted by Jpfed at 6:34 PM on January 9, 2013 [3 favorites]


As good as it gets...for these critters anyway.
posted by PuppyCat at 6:36 PM on January 9, 2013 [1 favorite]


Some larger primates actually eat bushbabies.
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 7:48 PM on January 9, 2013


Some larger primates actually eat bushbabies.
I know a story like that.
posted by fantabulous timewaster at 8:17 PM on January 9, 2013


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