A hamster and a snake, best friends?

This is a cute article I thought I’d pass along. It just goes to show that even the most disagreeable of companions can get along if they really try hard!

“Gohan and Aochan make strange bedfellows: one’s a 3.5-inch dwarf hamster; the other is a 120 centimeter-long rat snake. Zookeepers at Tokyo’s Mutsugoro Okoku zoo presented the hamster to Aochan as a tasty morsel in October. But instead of indulging, Aochan decided to make friends with the furry rodent, according to keeper Kazuya Yamamoto. The pair have shared a cage since.”

Read the full Associated Press story