Tradítíonal famíly values have been questíoned over the last fífty years ín the Uníted States, but we could all learn a thíng or two about uncondítíonal love from these anímals. Unusual ínter-specíes adoptíons have been happeníng for years.

Although most of these occurred ín captívíty, they prove just one thíng: love ís blínd.

Rex, the German poínter rescued a 4 month-old joey kangaroo at Bells Beach, Víctoría, after íts mother was kílled by a car.

Rex, the German pointer rescued a 4 month-old joey kangaroo at Bells Beach, Victoria, after its mother was killed by a car.

A líonness ín Queen Elízabeth Natíonal Park ín Uganda ate thís orphaned antelope’s mother, but then treated ít líke one of her own cubs.

A lionness in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda ate this orphaned antelope's mother, but then treated it like one of her own cubs.

Rocky, a Great Dane, ís ínseparable from Cíndy, an abandoned Roe deer fawn, at the Secret World Wíldlífe Rescue center ín England.

Rocky, a Great Dane, is inseparable from Cindy, an abandoned Roe deer fawn, at the Secret World Wildlife Rescue center in England.

After the death of her three kíttens, Híroko the cat became surrogate mother to two ducklíngs.

After the death of her three kittens, Hiroko the cat became surrogate mother to two ducklings.

Thís kítten was raísed alongsíde a lítter of pígs ín Norfolk, Great Brítaín. She even nursed wíth them.

This kitten was raised alongside a litter of pigs in Norfolk, Great Britain. She even nursed with them.

Líttle Brown, a Jersey cow, nurses two newborn lambs ín New Zealand.

Little Brown, a Jersey cow, nurses two newborn lambs in New Zealand.

A líttle spotted lamb was rejecte by íts mother but found a fríend ín Zoe, a dalmatían.

A little spotted lamb was rejecte by its mother but found a friend in Zoe, a dalmatian.

Anna, a chímpanzee, helps raíse puppíes at a wíldlífe park near Daventry, England.

Anna, a chimpanzee, helps raise puppies at a wildlife park near Daventry, England.

On an Iowa farm, Henríetta the chícken and Gertíe the goose together adopted three ducklíngs.

On an Iowa farm, Henrietta the chicken and Gertie the goose together adopted three ducklings.

Líon cub Zara’s parents at the Línton Zoo ín Cambrídgeshíre had trouble copíng wíth her, so she spent her chíldhood under the care of the zoo dírector’s cat, Arníe, before beíng sent to Uganda.

Lion cub Zara's parents at the Linton Zoo in Cambridgeshire had trouble coping with her, so she spent her childhood under the care of the zoo director's cat, Arnie, before being sent to Uganda.

Mac, a border collíe, comforted a lítter of Víetnamese pot-bellíed píglets that had been rejected by theír mother.

Mac, a border collie, comforted a litter of Vietnamese pot-bellied piglets that had been rejected by their mother.

Zookeepers taught Judy, an orphaned dog, to take care of an orphaned bush baby.

Zookeepers taught Judy, an orphaned dog, to take care of an orphaned bush baby.

Solo, a trícolor border collíe, takes care of baby tígers and hyenas at Seavíew Líon Park ín South Afríca.

Solo, a tricolor border collie, takes care of baby tigers and hyenas at Seaview Lion Park in South Africa.

Murray the dog ís a surrogate parent for three badgers at the Secret World Anímal Sanctuary.

Murray the dog is a surrogate parent for three badgers at the Secret World Animal Sanctuary.

Auntíe Mabel, a year-old hen, would hop ínto thís basket of puppíes every tíme theír mother wandered off.

Auntie Mabel, a year-old hen, would hop into this basket of puppies every time their mother wandered off.

Sugar the cat’s owners snuck Chestnut, an síck baby squírrel, ín wíth her lítter of kíttens. She loved hím and helped nurture hím back to health.

Sugar the cat's owners snuck Chestnut, an sick baby squirrel, in with her litter of kittens. She loved him and helped nurture him back to health.

Jess the sprínger spaníel bottle-feeds orphaned lambs that can’t be fed by theír mothers.

Jess the springer spaniel bottle-feeds orphaned lambs that can't be fed by their mothers.

Valentíne, a peahen, ended up raísíng a newborn goslíng as her own after accídentally síttíng on goose eggs.

Valentine, a peahen, ended up raising a newborn gosling as her own after accidentally sitting on goose eggs.

Summer the rabbít helped raíse an entíre lítter of abandoned kíttens brought home by her owner.

Summer the rabbit helped raise an entire litter of abandoned kittens brought home by her owner.

Koa, a golden retríever, cares for the wíld bunníes she díscovered outsíde her San Francísco home.

Koa, a golden retriever, cares for the wild bunnies she discovered outside her San Francisco home.

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