Cute video alert: Polar bear makes friends with dog

Unlikely friendship forms between two animals

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Adorable video shows polar bear petting a dog

What happens when a huge polar bear meets a rather small dog?

While things could have easily turned ugly when these two met, they hit it off.

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The polar bear sits next to the dog looking at him before gently stroking the animal's head with its enormous paw.

The dog, who seems perfectly happy with the situation, sits calmly for a little while before getting to its feet, at which point the polar bear backs away.

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