Some Unlikely Animal Friendships That Can Teach Humans a Thing or Two!

Sometimes animals take us humans by surprise. That’s especially true when they’re part of an unlikely pairing such as these. Shere Khan, Baloo & Leo – This tiger, bear and lion have a truly unique story. All three of them are rescue animals that were involved one way or another with illegal drug activity. When the three animals met at the Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary in the United States, it was the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Rabbit & Deer – An unknown animal friendship was captured by wildlife photographer Tanja Askani. Here, a rabbit and deer keep each other company during cold weather. Tiger & Her Piglets – If you think all tigers are bloodthirsty, dangerous animals, think again! This Bengal tiger is raising six piglets as her own in a zoo in Thailand! Milo & Bonedigger – Bonedigger the lion suffers from a metabolic bone diseases that rendered him disabled. Milo the dachshund took a strange liking to the king of the jungle. The 500-pound giant has been best friends with the 11-pound dog for over five years now! Kasi & Mtani – Kasi the cheetah and Mtani the dog were raised together at Busch Gardens in the United States. Though fully grown now, these two friends pictured here as youngsters are about as adorable as it gets. Dog & Monkey – The origins of this photograph are unknown, but it’s hard to imagine a more cute pairing than a little monkey riding around on man’s best friend. Tiger & Her Piglets – If you think all tigers are bloodthirsty, dangerous animals, think again! This Bengal tiger...

12 of the Oldest U.S. Structures!

These structures have survived the harshest winters and scorching summers, flooding and lightning strikes, making their histories undeniably interesting. The Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, second oldest cathedral in the Americas, was originally built in 1521. The wooden structure was destroyed by a hurricane in 1526 and destroyed again in 1539. Bautista was rebuilt out of stone in 1540, but another hurricane damaged the elegant building in 1615, says Wonder Mondo. Despite multiple devastating hurricanes, the restored cathedral stands tall in defiance. (Photo Credit: Flickr/Roger (roger4336) Charleston’s iconic Pink House was built in the mid-1690s and is known as the longest-standing tavern in the South, says The Pink House Gallery. The home was constructed with ‘Bermuda stone,’ a soft material that is soft and easy to cut but hardens in the elements. The impressive little house showcased its strength when the 1886 Charleston Earthquake hit, damaging several brick buildings surrounding it. The building also survived Hurricane Hugo’s wrath in 1989. (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Brian Stansberry) Taos Pueblo, built over a thousand years ago, is STILL inhabited and received the honors of being both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Historic Landmark. The adobe structure has stood firmly in the face of fires, floods and heavy snow. (Photo Credit: Flickr/Ron Cogswell) The C.A. Nothnagle Log House has surprisingly avoided any major damage due to nature since its construction between 1638 and 1643. It is the oldest log cabin in the United States and was part of the New Sweden colony. Gibbstown is in the southwest climate zone of New Jersey and experiences some of the state’s highest average daily...