You may think that humans and wild animals are worlds apart. But, they’re not! Sometimes, humans and animals are even capable of forming friendships. Turns out, there isn’t that much keeping us apart. Around the world, these friendships are forming, even though for first sight they can be shocking. Here are 15 unusual friendships between humans and animals!
Jane Goodall and Her Chimpanzees
Jane Goodall’s friendship with chimpanzees is iconic. That’s why she’s at the top of this list. Who better represents the human-animal friendship than a woman who befriended chimps for six decades? Goodall met most of her animal friends in Tanzania when she went there in the 1960’s. She’s known for her activism and conservationism with the chimps and their environment. Her friendship with the chimps is truly a special one. Additionally, it’s one of the longest human-animal friendships!