Several studies have shown that animals can form friendships with members of other species — and these bonds can last a lifetime. In fact, some animals form even stronger connections than people do.
We totally agree with these studies, and we’ve found some photos as proof of very unexpected yet awesome friendships. There’s also one surprising and very cute bonus at the end of the list.
So scroll down to look at the list of most unlikely animal friendships caught on camera.
A seal and a penguin hugging each other
A capybara and some monkeys playing with each other
Believe it or not, This Chicken was actually raised by this Pit Bull
Perfect harmony is the friendship of Dog and these parrots
A cheetah and a dog that grew up together
A fox and cat that look awesome together
This elephant and dog are friends despite the size difference
Shepherd and bunny are best friends
A cat and a dog; Who says that they’re meant to fight?
This dog and duck like to take naps together
A baby elephant plays with baby ducks
A calf who adores his piggy friend
This cat doesn’t mind at all