Orphaned Chimp Finds New Family – with Dogs

02/03/2012 at 09:35 AM EST

Orphaned Chimp Finds New Family – with Dogs
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We're not so different, you and I.

Two years ago, when a female chimpanzee at a Russian zoo rejected her baby chimpanzee, a zoo worker took the orphan home.

Little did she expect that her pet mastiff and the dog's litter of puppies, would take the baby chimpanzee in as one of their own.

The mastiff, a breed which is known to bond closely with whatever it deems its family, is large in size but gentle in behavior.





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