Week in Animal Photos: Unlikely Friends, Creative Elephants, and More

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lion meerkat friends photo
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This week, rare baby giraffes debuted at a zoo in South Africa, scientists discovered a new species of elephant shrew, and the San Diego Zoo showed off an ancient find.

Unlikely Friends

The animal world is full of friendships you'd never expect (like monkeys and pigeons, and orangutans and tigers). Meet the newest pair of inseparable BFFs: Zinzi, a lioness abandoned by her mother, and Bob, a meerkat that lives on a safari ranch in South Africa.

Photo via The Telegraph