A baby hippo was swept away by a tsunami and rescued by a wild life reservation. A 130 year old tortoise immediately befriended him.
In December a frightened young hippo, separated from his family by a devastating tsunami, bonded with an Aldabra tortoise named Mzee. The 130 year-old tortoise accepted Owen as his own, and an inseparable bond was forged.
The Most Incredible Animal Friendships!
Relationships are a key part of survival and balance in any ecosystem. Though unusual, this hippo and tortoise would seem to have chosen a relationship of mutual support and companionship.
Panda-This will be Bailey's job someday! I will come help on take your mother to work day!
These Funny Animals - Hannah says this turtle is a baby tortoise. She is eating strawberries for breakfast for babies like their baby food. She gets strawberry milk. Animales,Animalistic & things i love,Animals,Baby
Had to post b/c this is driving me nuts. This is *not* a baby hippo! It is a hairless guinea pig. Even the page I pulled it from says so, "Looks like a micro-mini hippo! It's a hairless Guinea pig." (notice the "looks like").