ENVIRONMENT
05/12/2015 06:04 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Orangutan Babysitter Bottle-Feeds, Frolics With Tiger Cubs In Adorable Video

Love knows no bounds -- even across species, apparently.

In this incredible viral video, watch as an orangutan is seen playing and tussling with a group of tiger cubs.

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There’s also footage of the great ape embracing the tigers, and even bottle-feeding one of them.

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The video of the “babysitting” orangutan is said to have been shot at Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina. The clip was filmed by the Discovery Family channel for the show "My Dog's Crazy Animal Friends."

According to Discovery Family, the male orangutan took on the role of caretaker after observing the humans at the safari caring for the big cats. The “orangutan finds great pleasure in the little tigers and can be found playing with them almost every day,” per the video.

This isn’t the first time that orangutans and tigers have become pals. In 2007, CBS News reported that a couple of newborn Sumatran tigers had become BFFs with a set of young orangutans at an Indonesian zoo.

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