When a goat farmer in Tonggu Country, China, went outside to check on his animals, he noticed the most unusual thing…
Two of his resident animals at the farm had developed an unlikely friendship and it’s unlike anything he had ever encountered before.
One of farmer Zhong Shu’s goats and one monkey had become best buddies seemingly overnight.
“The little monkey has been here for about four or five days,” Zhong told UPI. “It seems the goats made it feel safe. Every time I came to shut goats in the fold at night, I found the monkey was either on the back of this goat or that goat. I tried to feed bananas to the monkey, but it did not eat and held on to the goat tightly.”
Zhong believes that the monkey is treating the goat as its surrogate mother and the pair has been inseparable, even when the goats leave the farm to graze.
Sadly, for this adorable baby monkey, the Tonggu Country wildlife protection agency has plans to take the monkey and transfer it to the nearby Yichun Zoo. We doubt the goat will be able to visit his new best friend and hope he finds comfort in one of the other animals he will be placed with in his new home.
We think it’s incredible how well different species of animals get along with each other and it’s something you don’t hear about too often!
Do you have any stories to share of an interspecies friendship?
Let us know in the comments below and please SHARE this adorable video below with your friends and family on Facebook!
[Featured Image Credit: YouTube- CCTV News]