Dorothy said it best with her famous line, “Lions and tigers and bears, Oh My!” This has been a phrase that has been engrained in our heads ever since that young age when you watch the Wizard of Oz as a right of passage into growing up. Well the phrase gives you a frightened feeling about this ferocious combination. Well a zoo in Georgia called Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary is here to change that frightened feeling into a ‘THAT IS THE MOST ADORABLE THING I HAVE EVER SEEN’ one. About 15 years ago, police invaded a drug dealer’s house. What they found inside was quite surprising to say the least. This is a one of a kind story and you wouldn’t believe it without seeing these photos.
At the drug dealers house they found a lion, tiger, and bear… Oh my!
But it was quickly apparent that the cubs absolutely loved each other.
They grew up together and played together, so when they were brought to the local zoo, they couldn’t separate them.
And best friends is exactly how they stayed even as they grew into adults.
They spend all day together, cuddling, wrestling, and sleeping. People travel from all over to witness the rare combination.
Baloo is a 1000lb bear, Shere Khan is a 350lb tiger. And Leo the lion is also 350lbs. They are always messing around like brothers.
Even into their adulthood, they were never separated and they got along just fine. As if they were meant to be together.
The trio lives at Noah’s Ark in Georgia. The park has decided to create a new, larger, habitat for them.
It will include a river that costs over $15,000 to create. These three unlikely friends deserve it.
Making a habitat for these best friends is necessary. They don’t know life without each other.
They all love to be together and never have known that they were meant to be apart.
Their love is noticeable and they act as if they were brothers from birth.
Visitors can see the exhibit and see how the animals interact with each other.
They all sleep in this home that was built specifically for them and they usually wake up together too.
They usually sunbathe on the porch which is pretty much the most adorable thing ever.
How cute is this unlikely trio!
More info: Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
What an incredible story. Never in my wildest dreams would I have pictured these three completely distinct and unique animals living in peace and harmony. Seeing three animals who would not be friends in any other circumstances have been best friends since birth is a truly rare sight. I mean a lion, tiger, bear growing up together from a drug dealers greedy purchases before being caught. You just can’t make this stuff up. How touching!