Video Of The Week - An Unusual Friendship

By Meera Dolasia on May 26, 2009

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Roscoe was an underfed stray Blue Tick Hound roaming the grounds of an animal sanctuary in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, when he met its animal ambassador - An Orangutan named Suriya.

It was friendship at first sight! Suriya immediately went over and took Roscoe under her wings and the two have been inseparable since. They now spend any free time they have, swimming, taking walks or just hanging out together. On days they feel lazy, they ride aboard the sanctuary's 27-year old elephant "Bubbles".

Thanks to their unusual friendship, the duo are not only You Tube stars but also television celebrities, appearing in a recent Oprah Winfrey show based on 'Amazing Animal Friendships'. It is rumored that they may even be featured in an upcoming National Geographic show.


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  • jaiden1207
    jaiden1207Monday, January 19, 2015 at 11:34 am
    Awwww!!! Animals are so nice to each other. I wish people would be this nice.
    • xcheesepuckx
      xcheesepuckxMonday, January 19, 2015 at 10:54 am
      • tree300
        tree300Monday, January 19, 2015 at 7:32 am
        awww, so cute. Warms my 5th grade heart. Again, awwwwwww
        • momo302
          momo302Monday, January 19, 2015 at 4:45 am
          • shirley2809
            shirley2809Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:51 am
            every animal should be like that!!
            • nikukyu
              nikukyuSunday, January 18, 2015 at 11:23 pm
              Just like people! Sooooooooooooo adorable!
              • sodalover
                sodaloverSunday, January 18, 2015 at 12:59 pm
                • lollySunday, January 18, 2015 at 9:21 am
                  Warms my heart
                  • lola capaSunday, January 18, 2015 at 9:21 am
                    AwwwwwwwwwwwanThats cute
                    • mdkedkfWednesday, December 17, 2014 at 8:06 am
                      i know right

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