Golden retriever nurses leopard cub

The baby's mother has a history of mistreating her cubs

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A newborn leopard cub has found an unlikely wet nurse in a golden retriever called Tessy at Sadgorod Zoo in Vladivostok, Russia, after he was separated from its mother by zookeepers.

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Zoo staff said that the leopard's mother has a history of maltreating her cubs, which led to the separate the cub from his birth mom.

Although zookeepers attempted to bottle feed the cub in the beginning, they soon found an unlikely candidate to take over providing nourishment for little feline.

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