Friendship is great. Animals are great. Animal friendship? You guessed it – it's great. This list is for those wonderful animal friends who look beyond each others' (often considerable) differences and see the wonderful souls beneath the surface.

When their life isn't a struggle to survive (which often is the case in captivity), some predators can even potentially look at prey animals as friends, not as food. Most of our readers probably don't keep lions or elephants, but if you've got some adorable pics of animal friendship, we'd love to see them. And vote for your favorite animal buddies, too!

#1 Tinni The Dog And Sniffer The Wild Fox

Tinni The Dog And Sniffer The Wild Fox

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SarahofBorg 1 year ago

The Fox and the Hound IRL!

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#2 Cat And A Fox

Cat And A Fox

Cat And A Fox Cat And A Fox

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JeanneDelannoy 1 year ago

là aussi une belle amitié rare les animaux sont moins stupides que certains humains

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#3 Shere Khan, Baloo And Leo

Shere Khan, Baloo And Leo

Shere Khan, Baloo And Leo

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JanHurt 1 year ago

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh, my!

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#4 Bubbles The African Elephant And Bella The Black Labrador

Bubbles The African Elephant And Bella The Black Labrador

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AbigailFinger 1 year ago

I can't get over how funny those two are!

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#5 Anjana The Chimpanzee And Tiger Cubs

Anjana The Chimpanzee And Tiger Cubs

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gmcallis 1 year ago

Just wonderful that mother instinct to cuddle any young thing

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#6 Torque The Dog And Shrek The Owl

Torque The Dog And Shrek The Owl

Torque The Dog And Shrek The Owl

Solent News and Photos Report

JeanneDelannoy 1 year ago

très "chouette" cette amitié

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#7 Mani The Wild Boar Piglet And Candy The Dog

Mani The Wild Boar Piglet And Candy The Dog

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LauraSchroerPatterson 1 year ago

Animals are emotional beings as much as humans. These photos are a wonderful peek into this world of animals love.

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#8 Monkey And Pigeon

Monkey And Pigeon

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JeanneDeaux 1 year ago

Oh my ... it's so cute how the little monkey puts his head on the pigeon's shoulder and his hand on his back.

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#9 Milo The Dog And Bonedigger The Lion

Milo The Dog And Bonedigger The Lion

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JeanneDeaux 1 year ago

Their story is one of my favorite ones. But I always wonder what will happen when the dog will die and the lion will lose his friend... :'(

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#10 Cat And Goat

Cat And Goat

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Rcatheron 1 year ago

I love how goats always seem to be smiling :)

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#11 Golden Retriever And An Abandoned Kitty

Golden Retriever And An Abandoned Kitty

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JeanneDeaux 1 year ago

Golden retriever are such sociable dogs. They will adopt any abandonned baby animal or hurt animal.

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#12 Duck And A Dog

Duck And A Dog

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JeanneDelannoy 1 year ago

le canard a trouvé un bon oreiller mais surtout un bon et gentil chien

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#13 Mabel The Chicken And The Puppies

Mabel The Chicken And The Puppies

Mabel The Chicken And The Puppies

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LilaGirl 1 year ago

That look on the second picture: touch 'em and I'll pick you!

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#14 Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Blue Tick Hound

Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Blue Tick Hound

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MaureenDaniels 1 year ago

The dog is the Orang's pet

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#15 Dog And Fawn

Dog And Fawn

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EmmalineLarson 8 months ago

awww cute! i like the fawn the most

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#16 Baby Chimp And Lynx

Baby Chimp And Lynx

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EmmalineLarson 8 months ago

the chimp reminds me of Lui Calibre..

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#17 Baby Kangaroo And Wombat

Baby Kangaroo And Wombat

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#18 Green Iguana And Marmoset

Green Iguana And Marmoset

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MitchellFiddler 1 year ago

It looks like the marmoset just told a funny joke

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#19 Lion Cub And Baby Skunk

Lion Cub And Baby Skunk

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MaureenDaniels 1 year ago

This will end in tears.

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#20 Bearded Dragon And Cat

Bearded Dragon And Cat

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ChinoPisces 1 year ago

Um...that's not an iguana. It's a Bearded Dragon.

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