10 Unbelievable, Unlikely Animal Friendships (Slideshow)

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Friendship is good for your health -- whether you're human or animal. Take this baby macaque, abandoned by its mother and close to death until it became best friends with a pigeon. The macaque is thriving and the pair are inseparable. But they aren't the only tear-jerking, unbelievable friendships you'll find in the animal world: From a sheep that brought a baby elephant out of a deep depression to natural enemies that snuggle down together for every nap, these 10 heartwarming relationships are incredible and unforgettable.

10 Unbelievable, Unlikely Animal Friendships slideshow

10 Unbelievable, Unlikely Animal Friendships (Slideshow)
Friendship is good for your health -- whether you're human or animal. Take this baby macaque, abandoned by its mother and close to death until it became best friends with a pigeon. The macaque is thriving and the pair are

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