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Unlikely Friendships: 50 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom

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7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Never Ending Cuteness!

I fell in love with this book by just looking at the cover. I mean, who couldn't?! 210 pages long, it's an easy-read that captivates you from the beginning until the end. Complete with beautiful pictures of the real life friendships and stories about the animals invo...
I fell in love with this book by just looking at the cover. I mean, who couldn't?! 210 pages long, it's an easy-read that captivates you from the beginning until the end. Complete with beautiful pictures of the real life friendships and stories about the animals involved, you can't help tearing up and getting goose bumps as you read. The author, whom is a senior writer at National Geographic, not only entertains but also educates the readers by adding facts about each animal featured in the book. Unlikely Friendships is one of those books that you pass on to others and will definitely bring your mind and heart joy. A highly recommended read, you will yearn for more cuteness once you are finished!

posted by KalieLyn on October 24, 2011

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  • Posted March 20, 2014

    An animal lovers book

    Enjoyed this book. It just goes to show that all living creatures need love and are willing to give love.

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  • Posted January 18, 2013

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    While i knew about koko the gorilla, I was unaware of most of th

    While i knew about koko the gorilla, I was unaware of most of the stories found within this book. I was surprised by some and left wondering what was so unlikely about others. A friend of mine has ferrets and my experiences with them has made it clear that its really jusgt a mtter of personality wiht them. As for the elephant and the stray dog I was genuinely surprised and eased to learn their story.

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  • Posted November 30, 2012

    A Heart Warming Read

    Last week when I picked up my library hold of Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom I knew that there would be no chance in me resisting the book after I got home and wouldn't you know it an hour and a half after I got in the door I was smiling and flipping the last page of the book.

    I thought that this was a delightful read. It was quick to read with very cute heart warming stories from all walks of life in the animal kingdom from all over the globe. There are 47 different tales of inter-species friendships and each story is around 2-4 pages long with accompanying photographs.

    Each of the stories in the book brought their own merry cast of characters and I really enjoyed each and every one of them. From the adopted iguana who made friends with his owner's cats to the elephant and the stray mutt. Big and small all the animals in the book demonstrated that animals do make friends, or at least companions in other creatures. Maybe it's due to loneliness maybe because they're instincts kick in who knows.

    True the scientific community still scoffs at the idea that such friendships are possible but it isn't as though science hasn't been wrong before. I personally wonder if it is really up to us to make these decisions for our animal brethren and think that we should look at these situations as children do and not wonder about the meanings behind these animal wonders.

    I thought this was a good book to read especially since I'm an animal lover. At present I live with 2 cats, a golden retriever, 2 gerbils, 3 hamsters and 2 infuriating budgies. While not all my animals are friendly with one another they do sometimes demonstrate a certain tenderness for one another when when one is ailing.

    I would highly recommend this book to all the animal lovers out there and since the holidays are coming up this might just make the perfect Christmas gift for the animal lovers in your life. Also, I think this would work equally well for children and adults because of the animal theme. For children who are a bit younger I think this would help as a lesson on how friends of all shapes, sizes, etc. can get along.

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  • Posted August 18, 2011

    a nice animal book

    It was a good read TOO short though

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