Animals sometimes get close due to some circumstances and accidents that happen to them in life. In some occasions, these are brief friendships that serve to transshipment unfortunate event, but sometimes it is a bond for life that is hard to break.
Come and Try Your Luck
When the macaque monkey and the young boar met for the first time, the sparks in their eyes immediately shined because of the happiness they felt. The monkey took advantage of the first opportunity to embrace the boar and try to jump on his back.
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Persistence Pays Off
The monkey has succeeded in its intention and from the first moment he rode his little friend, created the solid and firm connection. A macaque monkey got name Miwa, while the boar was named Uribo.
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Doing All Things Together
From the day they met, Miwa and Uribo realized they were born to be friends and live together. No wonder this kind of love between animals started, because both were very young when they arrived at the Fukuchiyama Zoo near Kyoto in Japan. Even when it was time for a meal, the two little animals were going together.
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Hey, What About an Autograph?
First Japanese people from Kyoto surroundings heard about this interesting pair, then the whole country, but also many tourists from other countries who quickly rushed to the zoo to convince themselves in this marvelous blend. Monkey Miwo that was riding the boar Uribo became the real attraction and if someone of them knew how to sign, there would be probably hundreds of waiting in line for an autograph.
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Some Food Was a Stimulus for the Game
Taking care of these animals in the zoo was a task that veterinarian Akituro Nihanmatsu took as his obligation. He was their guardian and keeper, so they expected from him all that they needed. When the tourists were eager to see the campaign of this couple in the mad rush, Akituro gave them treats and they were showing their skills without a trace of shyness to the broad masses.
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Let the Race Begins
Once the animals get their favorite food, they start to run around with pleasure, but to the general surprise of those present. No, this is not just a simple riding. Their movement transforms into the rush between people because the speed is what makes them happy.
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The Crazy Ride
Although some animals would be scared of so many crowds, this couple is truly fearless. They proudly run over their path, and while they do that, they are even not aware how much attention they caused and how they were popular among children as well as among the people.
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Monkey Miwo and Boar Uribo in the Action
For those who are perhaps suspicious and do not believe in this kind of friendship, tourists who were convinced of this attraction recorded a video to share it with the rest of the world to help those who are not able to personally see the heroes of this story. The world enjoyed in their performance.
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Closer Is Better
Some tourists have had enough of skill and courage to come close enough and take pictures of the heroes. Of course, it succeeded only to those fastest, in moments when Uribo was in a good mood to stop for a moment and bless them with the atmosphere.
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Sleeping on the Uribo's Back
Miwa loved Uribo so much, that occasionally he even slept on his back. This love is so great that Akihiro even wrote a book about their adventures. For a short time, the book has reached enormous popularity and this is how the story about these animals will never die.
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Some Habits Never Stop
Once a raccoon attacked Miwa and made him serious wounds. Since the veterinarians had to heal his wounds, he has 30 threads, so during that time he could not ride Uribo. Due to his wounds the animals temporarily stopped gathering. Both were very sad. However, everything ended happily, and Miwa recovered. As soon as he was able to get back on his feet, he immediately rushed to his friend. From the day they are reunited, these beauties are no longer separate and for six years in a row the amazing riding doesn't stop.
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