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Motherly Ostriches Teach Baby Elephants How To Charge

Two orphaned ostriches, Pea and Pod, were rescued by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Fund, a sanctuary that helps to raise and nurture orphaned baby elephants. The two birds have become an integral part of the nursery family there. These two entertain thee baby elephants who love to charge them, hug them, and "positively maul them with affection."

from Mail Online

Baby orphaned Kangaroo plays at The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs

Video has captured the heart warming moment an orphaned kangaroo joey is being very affectionate by hugging her handler at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, central Australia.

from One Green Planet

Orphaned Baby Otter Rescued by Amazing Dog Walkers (PHOTOS)

A father and son who were just walking their dog along a riverbank when they heard squeals from a small animal, according to The Daily Mail. What they found was adorable, but in desperate need of their help.


Animal photos of the week: 30 January 2015

from The Dodo

80-Year-Old "Elephant Grandmother" Raised Rhinos, Buffalo, Gazelles And More In Her Backyard

Learn about Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, founder of the esteemed David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Her amazing story is at the link.