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Eco-photos of the week: July 4-10

By: Catie Leary on July 9, 2010, 7:57 a.m.
Motherly instinct

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Motherly instinct

A dog breastfeeds four white tiger cubs at the Taiyuan Zoo in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China on July 6.

The four white tiger cubs, two male and two female, were born at the zoo on June 20, but their mother refused to nurse them. A dog from a nearby village that had recently given birth took up the job of wet nurse to the four cubs.