The Story of Nature's Most Unusual Friendship Between a Tiger, a Lion, and a Bear

Posted on Mar 17, 2016

Destiny can be so unpredictable sometimes. In 2001, a tiger, a lion and a bear were saved from captivity and were brought to Noah's Ark Animal shelter. Since that fateful day, these three have been inseparable and they've been living together, side by side, for 15 years.

1. A Jungle Book Story

A Jungle Book Story
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The animals have very familiar names. Tiger is called Shere Khan, the bear is called Baloo, and the lion, Leo. They all live together at Noah's Ark Animal Shelter in Georgia.

2. Love Conquers All

Love Conquers All
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Even though their previous lives were full of suffering, they're so affectionate with each other.

3. A Rough Past

A Rough Past
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Baloo the bear was heavily injured by a harness. It had to be surgically removed since it grew into his flesh. He was just a baby when he had to go through it all during captivity.

4. Leo the Lion Was in a Cage That Was Too Small for His Body

Leo the Lion Was in a Cage That Was Too Small for His Body
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So, when he was found, his nose was covered in infected wounds and he had to be treated.

5. Escape from Terror

Escape from Terror
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The only time all three of them were separated was the moment when Baloo had to go for an operation. Lion and the tiger were so nervous and depressed. They were unable to calm down until Baloo returned. They like to eat, play, and live together.

6. And Now...

And Now...
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Today, all three animals have grown up.

7. Is It Possible to Get Them Back to the Wild?

Is It Possible to Get Them Back to the Wild?
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In normal circumstances, they would be released back into the wild. But they suffered too many injuries when they were rescued, they'll have to stay at the shelter to recover.

8. Endless Love

Endless Love
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Today they appreciate their life at Noah's Ark Animal Shelter and share an endless love with each other.

9. A Happy Ending

A Happy Ending
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At last, they can relax and live without misery. They can live together and enjoy a happy life at the shelter.
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