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National Geographic ChannelNat Geo Wild

  • Saturday 13 February at 10:00PM
  • Nat Geo Wild


Cuteness alert! Sometimes in nature animals defy their instincts and form unusual bonds, and at Nat Geo Wild we love it when this happens! Get ready for Bizarre Animal Friends!

Meet Roo and Penny, a two-legged Chihuahua and a Silkie chicken who are best buds. Roo was found cold and abandoned in a park, with a severe birth defect that meant he was missing his two front limbs. When he was rescued and taken back to the animal hospital he met another two-legged friend, Penny the chicken. Penny went over and sat on Roo to warm him up, and they have been inseparable ever since.

You’ll also meet Mr. G, the goat, and Jellybean, the donkey, who lived together for a decade in a tiny dirt pit. When rescued they were separated and Mr. G started acting very odd. He refused food and spent all his time lying down in a corner of his new pen, looking very downcast. He wasn’t sick, he was sad. When h...

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