Dog Helps Comfort His Adorable Friend, A Baby Giraffe

There’s nothing like a heartwarming rescue story, especially when it involves two adorable animals. That’s what happened in South Africa, where a baby giraffe was found all on his own. Fortunately, there was an animal rehabilitation center nearby that was willing to help. There, the baby giraffe made his first and best friend, a dog named Hunter. The entire team, including Hunter, fell head over heels for the calf, who they named Jazz. Continue reading for more on this unlikely story of friendship.

An Unusual Discovery

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Leisa Tyler/LightRocket via Getty Images

Africa is known for its incredible safari life, so spotting a wild animal isn’t uncommon in many parts of the continent. While it would terrify some to occupy the same space as a giant mammal, it’s a fascinating experience that captivates those who have a taste for adventure.

A South African farmer is one of those individuals who would be used to spotting elephants, rhinos, and other large creatures roaming around. Still, he knew something was wrong when he saw a particular creature out in the distance.