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09:45 UK time, Friday, 17 July 2009


For those led here by Friday's mini-question, here are the somewhat worrying pictures of not one but three surrogate dogs nursing abandoned baby animals in China.

surrogatedogs_ap_afp.jpgLeft is the dog with the lion cubs - who frankly looks a little worried - middle is the dog with red pandas, and right is another dog with tiger cubs. Using female dogs as surrogate mothers for baby tigers and lions, bear cubs and other newborn animals is a common practice in Chinese zoos.

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