This macaque was rescued from Neilingding Island in China after his mother abandoned him and left him for dead: His recovery was dragging until he made friends with this pigeon, and now the two are rarely apart.
Friendship is good for your health — whether you’re human or animal. Take this baby macaque, abandoned by its mother and close to death until it became best friend’s with a pigeon. The macaque is thriving and the pair are inseparable. But they aren’t the only tear-jerking, unbelievable friendships you’ll find in the animal world: From a sheep that brought a baby elephant out of a deep depression to natural enemies that snuggle down together for every nap, these 10 heartwarming interspecies relationships are incredible and unforgettable. (Pics)