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Besties lion cub and puppy playing together is the CUTEST thing02:09

Besties lion cub and puppy playing together is the CUTEST thing

Russian Federation, Vladivostok
October 27, 2017 at 12:37 GMT -00:00 · Published

A puppy and a lion cub have become the best of friends at Sadgorod Zoo in Vladivostok, and can't bear being apart at all, footage from Friday shows.

“They are separated for around an hour a day. During this time the lioness becomes restless, moans, and looks for the dog, she is very worried for her missing friend,” explains Sadgorod Zoo Vet, Viktor Agafonov.

Elza the pup was introduced to Astra the cub to help her “socialise and accept human contact,” according to Agafonov. The two sleep on the same pillow and play together, and, it even turns out they were born on the same day two months ago.

Un cachorro de perro y uno de león se han convertido en los mejores amigos del zoológico de Sadgorod en Vladivostok, y no pueden separarse ni un momento, como muestran estas imágenes grabadas el viernes.

“Están separados alrededor de una hora al día. Durante este tiempo, la leona se inquieta, gime y busca al perro. Está muy preocupada por su amigo desaparecido”, explica Viktor Agafonov, veterinario en el zoológico de Sadgorod.

El perrito Elza fue presentado a Astra la leona para ayudarla a "socializar y aceptar el contacto humano", según Agafonov. Los dos duermen en la misma cama y juegan juntos, e incluso resulta que nacieron el mismo día hace dos meses.

Besties lion cub and puppy playing together is the CUTEST thing02:09
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A puppy and a lion cub have become the best of friends at Sadgorod Zoo in Vladivostok, and can't bear being apart at all, footage from Friday shows.

“They are separated for around an hour a day. During this time the lioness becomes restless, moans, and looks for the dog, she is very worried for her missing friend,” explains Sadgorod Zoo Vet, Viktor Agafonov.

Elza the pup was introduced to Astra the cub to help her “socialise and accept human contact,” according to Agafonov. The two sleep on the same pillow and play together, and, it even turns out they were born on the same day two months ago.

Un cachorro de perro y uno de león se han convertido en los mejores amigos del zoológico de Sadgorod en Vladivostok, y no pueden separarse ni un momento, como muestran estas imágenes grabadas el viernes.

“Están separados alrededor de una hora al día. Durante este tiempo, la leona se inquieta, gime y busca al perro. Está muy preocupada por su amigo desaparecido”, explica Viktor Agafonov, veterinario en el zoológico de Sadgorod.

El perrito Elza fue presentado a Astra la leona para ayudarla a "socializar y aceptar el contacto humano", según Agafonov. Los dos duermen en la misma cama y juegan juntos, e incluso resulta que nacieron el mismo día hace dos meses.

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