Giant Tortoise And Baby Cow Become Best Friends.

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The best friendships are the ones that are least expected. Two individuals that you least expect to click or get along sometimes happen to be the complete opposite. This also goes for animals. It's typical of one animal to befriend another animal of the same species. Animals who befriend other animals from different species, however, share the most special bonds.

Take Leonardo, the African spurred tortoise, and Simon, the baby cow, for example. These two are completely different species yet they've somehow created an inseparable bond that's made them the best of friends.


In 2013, a Bangkok zoo rescued Leonardo, whereas Simon arrived in January after seriously injuring his leg.

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The unfortunate cow got caught in the vines when he was with his mom.

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Due to the accident, one of his hind legs had fallen off. The rescue center then got him a prosthetic leg to help him walk.

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“We decided to house him temporarily in a large open field enclosure within the WFFT Rescue Center where he could recover from his ordeal,” WFFT wrote.

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"We had then planned to move him into a field where we house two other rescued cows.”

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But then something extraordinary happened -- the baby cow and giant tortoise met and somehow became best friends. Staff says they're inseparable.

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"They are often seen following each other around, sharing meals and resting together. We hope this unusual friendship continues to flourish," WFFT wrote.

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