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Pig Adopts Tiger Cubs
    2007-03-15 13:30:00     CRIENGLISH.com


A tiger cub, one of three adopted by this female pig after being abandoned by their biological mother. Photo taken in south China's Guangzhou City. [Photo: Information Times]

A female pig has adopted three tiger cubs who were abandoned by their biological mother at the Xiangjiang Safari Park in south China's Guangzhou City.

A Bengal tigress at the park gave birth to the three cubs but abandoned them because she was a first-time mother who did not know how to care for her offspring. The staff at the park bought a pig who had just given birth to act as a wet nurse for the cubs.

The tiger cubs are currently getting on well with their piglet brothers.
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