In Rode, India, a rhesus macaque monkey a.d.o.p.t.e.d a puppy earlier this month.
The locals were so impressed after seeing the monkey defend the little dog from stray dogs that they left food for the two unusual companions. The monkey was so kind that it even let the dog eat first, much to everyone’s surprise!
“People who have seen them described their bond as the most caring thing in the world — to take care of a puppy in danger and protect him like a parent,” Zee News reports. “Their unwavering love teaches us a valuable lesson about love.”
A monkey came to the r.e.s.c.u.e of this puppy.