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! Suryia 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 on 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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  • imabossMonday, March 20, 2017 at 10:23 am
    i love this its soooo cute
    • loloTuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:16 am
      i love dogs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
      • CaityBoychuckWednesday, February 15, 2017 at 9:18 am
        I love the video! They look like best friends!
        • wolfwoman
          wolfwomanTuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:55 am
          if anyone makes their dog have an unusual friend i will give you 5000 bucks
          • AndrewThursday, November 3, 2016 at 3:36 pm
            people should be more like those two
            • AndrewThursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:55 pm
              10/10!!! :)
              • cadeMonday, October 10, 2016 at 9:45 am
                cute video
                • waggoemm000
                  waggoemm000Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:27 am
                  I <3 Orangutans you can ask my friend monkim000
                  • ggTuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:13 am
                    • Sidney12345qwTuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10:53 am
                      AWWWWWWW its so cute!

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