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9 Unusual Animal Relationships (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 06/11/10 05:38 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:30 PM ET

Animals have a sensational ability to surprise us with the rare bonds they form, often defying animal experts' understanding and even going against the predatory instincts of nature. Whether a snake and a hamster, a crow and a cat, or a dog and an elephant--these are all fascinating friendships animals have formed beyond the boundaries of species.

Here are 9 unusual animal relationships! Vote for your favorite. If they can get along, it shouldn't be too hard for us, right?

Snake And Hamster
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At a Japanese zoo, an unlikely surprise happened when the zoo keeper tried to feed a hamster to a rat snake. The snake refused to eat it! The two ended up becoming roommates, and the hamster even curls up for a nap on top of the snake. Watch the full video here.
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