Meet Jet and Miri, a baby dolphin and baby seal that have formed an unlikely friendship.
The three-year-olds have been inseperable since they were just two months old, say staff at Pet Porpoise Pool, a marine center in Coffs Harbour, Australia.
In the wild, dolphins and seals would have nothing to do with each other, and if they did they’d most likely be rivals competing for fish, marine mammal specialist Amy Carter told the Herald Sun.
But Jet and Miri have no clue they're not supposed to be best buds.
Nathan Edwards/Newspix/Rex / Rex/Nathan Edwards/Newspix/Rex / Rex Jet the dolphin and Miri the seal.
They rub noses, play games together, and even communicate with each other. Miri, an Austrailian sea lion, barks at Jet, who responds with clicking noises, according to the Daily Telegraph.
"If Jet sees Miri going past he sticks his head out of the pool to say hi and they make noises at each other," said Carter.
Just like any best friends, they play games like tag, chasing each other back and forth through the water.
The staff at Pet Porpoise Pool, a rescue and rehabilitation center for marine animals, purposefully give the dolphins and seals at the center free time to hang out together, to help foster a relationship between the species, Carter told the Herald Sun.
If Jet and Miri are any indication, it looks like it’s working.
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