Little cutie sure looks pocket-sized, though, right? This April 18 photo shows a (perfectly normal-sized, alas) monkey taking a dip at the Amazon Animal Orphanage in the rainforest near Iquitos, Peru, where it joined dozens of other animals recently rescued from animal traffickers and circuses.
Simon Cowell, founder of the Wildlife Aid Foundation, got a call to rescue a cygnet that found itself trapped in a fence. Adding to the challenge was a very protective adult male swan, or cob, who gave Cowell a few bruises during the rescue.
Interspecies friendships are often adorable, but they're doubly sweet when those animals are providing one another with much needed support. Orphaned kangaroo Anzac and orphaned wombat Peggy keep each other company at the Wild About Wildlife Rescue Centre in Kilmore, Victoria.