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Swiss Shepherd Adopts Abandoned Tiger Cubs

They're so cute and screechy! After their mom rejected them, the staff at the Sochi Zoo in Russia called on Talli to save the day!

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Look How Much They Love Their Mom!

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In this photo made Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, white Swiss Shepherd dog, Talli, feeds orphaned tiger cubs and her own cubs in the Oktyabrsky Zoo in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia. Three tiger cubs were born in the Oktyabrsky Zoo in Sochi on Nov. 14. Two male cubs, named Olymp and Dar and one female cub Talli, named after her adoptive mother, were abandoned by their birth mother, tigress Bagira. This is not the first time that Bagira has refused to feed her newborns.