My mom sent me the cutest pics of a tiger and some piglets so check these out!!
The mother tiger, after recovering from the delivery, suddenly started to decline in health although physically she was fine. The vets felt that the loss of her litter had caused the tigress to fall into a depression. So, the doctor's decided that if the tigress could surrogate another mother's cubs that she would, perhaps, improve.
After checking with many other zoos across the county, the depressing news was that there were no tiger cubs of the right age to introduce to the mourning mother. So, the vets tried something that had never been tried in a zoo environment before.
Sometimes a mother of one species will take on the care of a different species. But the only orphans that could be found quickly were a litter of weanling pigs. The zoo keepers and vets wrapped the piglets in tiger skin and placed the babies around the mother tiger.....Would they become pork chops or cubs???