Lots of people wrote in telling me to link to the photo and story of the Golden Retriever nursing three newborn striped tiger cubs that were abandoned by their mother.
Editor’s note: Over the years I’ve published plenty of these inter-breed nursing situations, usually cats and dogs doing the nursing — of opossums, raccoons, rabbits, and even tigers. Humans follow the same patterns today. Some mothers abandon babies, many more looking to adopt them.
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