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Viral Video: Genet Hitches Ride on Rhino

posted: 07/28/15
by: Discovery.com Staff

There are all sorts of fascinating things that happen in nature when human eyes aren't prying -- including unlikely friendships between animals large and small.

Last year, a camera trap placed by conservation organization Wildlife ACT captured still images of a small genet hitching a ride on two massive rhinoceroses. While one rhino was successful in ditching the interloping genet, the second rhino was more than happy to let the small creature tag along on its back.

Now, the organization has released footage of the unlikely duo waltzing through the African grassland under the cover of night:

What kind of adventures could these two be getting into?

Learn more about the rhinoceros:

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