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Jaguar Is The New Dog’s Best Friend

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Most people would think a dog playing with a jaguar is a recipe for disaster. But at Akwaaba Lodge in South Africa, a Jack Russell named Bullet and a jaguar called Jag have formed an extraordinary friendship. They play, sleep and eat together every day, proving that sometimes, the most unlikely pairs can become the best of friends.

An Unlikely Friendship

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The friendship between Bullet and Jag started when the young jaguar was brought to Akwaaba Lodge. Lea (the lodge’s owner) realized Jag needed company and brought Bullet along. Evidently, in spite of their differences, the two clicked right away. Bullet provided Jag with the much-needed companionship by acting as a surrogate brother.

Life Together

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Firstly Bullet and Jag were inseparable from the beginning. Generally playing rough and tumble games, sharing meals and sleeping side by side, they spent every moment together. With every day that went by, their relationship became closer and stronger, demonstrating that they were more than just friends—they were family.

A Temporary Separation

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Jag had to be moved to his own enclosure as he grew older. This split turned out to be disastrous. For a full day, Jag wept, and Bullet remained motionless by the gate. The two obviously could not stand to be apart. Lea realized their relationship was unbreakable and swiftly brought them back together.

A Unique Dynamic

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Evidently Bullet is the more dominant partner in their special relationship. Even with his size and strength, Jag honors Bullet’s limits. Moreover Bullet growls or barks at Jag if he plays too rough and Jag stops right away. Their relationship depicts that mutual respect and comprehension are essential for a healthy friendship, even among animals.

Wrapping Up with the Jaguar Is The New Dog’s Best Friend

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This endearing friendship reminds me that companionship has no bounds – especially when it comes to Bullet and Jag’s friendship. A Jack Russell and a jaguar at Akwaaba Lodge have overcome all odds. Thus becoming best of friends and surprising us all. Their narrative reminds us all of the value of friendship and the various unexpected forms it can take.

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