21 Interspecies Friendships That Are Too Magical To Be Real

By Jeremy Sutheim

If animals can put aside their differences for long enough to take cute photos together, why can't humans?

1. These two look like they go on awesome undersea adventures together.

Dolphin and sea lion
credit: Cute Overload

2. You know what they say: birds of a feather ... um ...

Parakeet and rat
credit: Imgur

3. Jax (the dog) is very patient with his friend Wally (the squirrel).

4. No regrets, just egrets.

Baby elephant and egrets
credit: Imgur

5. It's nice to see that this tortoise and hare overcame their differences.

Tortoises and bunnies
credit: Tumblr

6. "Polly want a fishy?"

Orangutan feeds a fish to a penguin
credit: Reddit

7. This husky appreciates his pig friend who is also a little husky.

Husky and pig
credit: Tumblr

8. Perhaps this deer and baby emu bonded over their disproportionately long necks and legs.

9. One or more of these things is not like the other.

Dog, hamster, and birds
credit: Instagram

10. This duckling isn't being selfish, he's being givefish.

11. Regardless of species, we can all agree that watermelon is delicious.

Deer, tortoise, and capybara share watermelon
credit: Facebook

12. It seems like a cartoon, but this bird is actually serenading his bunny friend.

13. "We met at a sushi bar, and we've been BFFs ever since."

14. "Is there something on my head? Just kidding. We're bros."

Dog with rat on its head
credit: Tumblr

15. This kind-hearted chimp is making sure his new friend gets lots of TLC

Chimp feeds tiger cub from baby bottle
credit: The Atlantic

16. "This dog is slippery and has no legs, but I like him anyway."

17. Leo, Baloo, and Shere Khan were rescued from the home of a drug dealer in 2001.

Tiger, bear, and lion
credit: Noah's Ark

18. So the live action Bambi seems to be coming along well.

19. Does anyone else get the feeling that messing with these two would be a BIG mistake?

Fox and cat
credit: Imgur

20. Peas in a pod.

Giraffe and ostrich
credit: Bored Panda

21. "Do you want to get us killed???"

Snail on a turtle.
credit: Tumblr