Two pups befriend an abandoned hippo at the refuge that saved him [12 pictures]

February 5, 2014 | By Abraham | No comments

Last year, workers at Conservation Lower Zambezi discovered a 2-week-old hippo that had been abandoned by his mother. They flew him to Chipembele Wildlife Rescue where he was dubbed Douglas and is now being raised until he is able, ideally, to take care of himself in the wild with other hippos.

In the meantime, his constant companions at Chipembele are terriers Molly and Coco. Despite their increasing difference in size as Douglas grows to thousands of pounds, the three animals seem to best of friends…

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(via The Daily Mail)

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