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Published:December 2nd, 2014 12:30 EST

Viral Video: Labrador Adopts Tiger Cub

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A zoo in India had a case of imprinting when a motherless tiger cub was adopted by a Labrador that even allowed the baby big cat to suckle.


The 2-month old cub was rejected by her mother and the zoo tried to find another animal to take care of her. The unnamed cub nestled up to the dog, Genie, who accepted her."


There is nothing more adorable than a tiger cub, and there is nothing sadder than a tiger cub that has been abandoned by its mother.

Keepers searched for a surrogate mother to feed the hungry tiger cub, and they were astonished and delighted when Genie, the black Labrador took an instant liking to the frisky cub.

We can learn a lesson from the animal kingdom, if a dog will adopt a cat may the Jews and the Arabs can get along -- just saying.

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