A number of studies have shown that animals can form friendships with members of other species, and these bonds can be so strong that they can last a lifetime. In fact, some animals are able to form stronger connections with other beings than some people can. The following photos of these cute animals are proof of these unexpected, but awesome friendships!
1. This seal loves to give his penguin friend hugs
2. A capybara and some monkeys clearly enjoying each other's company.
3. This pit bull helped raise this chicken.
4. A dog and his parrot friends!
5. This cheetah and dog grew up together.
6. This cat and fox just look awesome together!
7. Despite their size difference, this dog and elephant are best friends!
8. This dog and bunny are close friends.
9. Who says cats and dogs hate each other?
10. This duck and dog love to take naps together!
11. This baby elephant plays with baby ducks.
12. These calves adore their piggy friend.
13. This cat doesn't mind at all!