Just when you thought nature couldn't get any more awesome, here comes 10 beautiful stories of animals adopting other animals to love and care for.  

From the greyhound who adopted a 3-day-old owl to the sheep who adopted an orphaned and abandoned elephant, I really had a hard time choosing a favorite story. They are all inspiring and guaranteed to put a smile on your face.  

Meet 10 of nature's most amazing foster parents:

10 Amazing Foster Moms In Nature

Infographic courtesy of the team at Giraffe.ie

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