Oddest Animal Mothers

Everyone knows that a mother’s love is the strongest, sweetest thing we humans have – but animals have mothers too! In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s take a look at some of the least expected – and cutest! – pairings of mothers and cross-species adopted babies.

Lucky the cat has nursed and cared for a baby rabbit named Merlin along with her kittens as if it were her own. (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch,Tom Dodge)

Zookeepers in China enlisted this dog to supplement the tigers' mother's milk (credit)

Female dachshund named Bessi lays in a basket with a 5-day-old baby tiger on May 20, at the wild animal park in Stroehen, Germany. Credit: Philipp Guelland/Getty Images

Tourists watch a tigress with piglets at the Sri Racha tiger zoo. (credit: AFP PHOTO/ SAEED KHAN)

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