Five years ago, at an Oklahoma exotic animal park, a lion was born with a bone disease that left him somewhat less than fully abled. A 2-year-old dachshund took notice of the cub’s infirmity and brought the little guy into his pack of other dachshunds.

Now, as 5- and 7-year-olds, the two animals are like inseparable brothers, playing and cuddling and eating their meals of raw meat together. It doesn’t seem to bother them at all that one is a 500-pound lion and the other an 11-pound wiener dog…

(via The Daily Mail)