Bear Saves Crow From Drowning

A new interspecies alliance is born.

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Vali, a bear living in the Budapest Zoo, melted hearts last month. When a crow accidentally landed in a nearby pool of water, it looked for a moment as though Vali was going to pluck the bird out and devour it as hors d’oeuvres. Instead, the compassionate bear spares the crow’s life. Take a look:

That was awfully kind of Vali to help out a fellow animal, but let’s all mentally flag this moment in history as the day that the unstoppable Bear-Crow super-alliance was forged. We will surely welcome our new ursine overlords.