Love at first stripe

Pug nursing tiger cubs

One proud mama! This pug has stepped in to nurse these abandoned tiger cubs. Photo by the Daily Mail.

Sometimes a mother’s love transcends all boundaries.  At Oktyabrsky Health Resort in Sochi, in western Russia, two pugs are rearing an unusual litter: a set of abandoned tiger cubs!  Read more about this unlikely animal family at the Mail Online.

Tiger cubs

Sleepy cubs after a meal. Photo by the Daily Mail.

Having a whale of a time

False killer whale

Photo by Doug Perrine.

This false killer whale shows off his pearly whites to photographer, Doug Perrine. False killer whales are so named because of their resemblance to killer whales (or orcas). But false killer whales are actually a type of dolphin. They have 44 teeth, and they’re all clearly on display in these photos.

False killer whale

Photo by Doug Perrine.

False killer whale

Photo by Doug Perrine.

For more photos, see the Daily Mail.