Good friends are hard to find but they can make such a huge difference in your life. The same is true for animals. These wholesome animal friendships will melt your heart and even surprise you! So scroll on down to see 40 animal buddies that prove that friendship is not only for people and animals across species can find love and companionship in each other.
1. Did you ever expect to see a baby hippo friends with an adult tortoise?
2. This sweet pooch is feeding 4 hungry tiger cubs and a puppy. What a wholesome little family!
3. TV time for this sweet pup and his fluffy little owl friend.
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4. These canine buds are just taking a walk on the ice.
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5. The size difference is shocking but they are best friends!
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6. This pup doesn’t have to worry about running from this lion.
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7. Baby buddies!
8. Who would think a giant buffalo and a little dog would be friends?
9. These best buds even have the same colouring!
10. These little babies playing together is enough to melt the hardest of hearts.
11. These two love spending time together every day.
12. This kind lioness is letting a hungry leopard cub feed from her.
13. Small domestic cat and baby big cat being best friends.
14. This monkey is checking for lice on this parrot. What are best friends for after all?
15. A chick and two pups!
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16. This looks like it should be a Pixar movie.
17. These cows and cat love each other.
18. The cutest little sandwich!
19. Taking a little trip with your best friend and enjoying the view.
20. A good boi and a goat boi.
21. Cutest snuggle buddies.
22. Someone needs to remove that wall so these two can hang out properly.
23. What a cute pair of cat and dog friends!
24. This frog and mouse friendship is one I’m sure no one ever expected!
25. Awww what an adorable pair of friends!
26. They seem like the perfect combination: serious and derpy.
27. Another unlikely animal friendship! This time it’s a cat and a tortoise.
28. A cat and a deer, who wouldn’t want to see this movie?
29. This is probably the cutest little friend group in the world!
30. Who said cats and dogs couldn’t be friends?
31. The wholesome friendship between a trashpanda and a good boi.
32. A hug from a friend fixes everything.
33. These two are friendship goals.
34. The cutest little fluffy buddies having a cosy day in.
35. The real life Tom and Jerry actually love each other to bits.
36. They look so happy to be hanging out with each other.
37. Puppy friendships are so pure.
38. Two teeny tiny friends being teeny tiny besties.
39. Size doesn’t matter when it comes to friendship.
40. These three look ready for their next nightly shenanigan!
These animals prove that friendship has no boundaries, whether it’s species, size or age.
Did you enjoy this list of wholesome, beautiful and unlikely animal friendships?