A Man Thought He’d Rescued An Abandoned Dog – Then Realized That Wasn’t Exactly The Truth

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When one man came across what looked like an abandoned dog, he decided to take the animal under his wing. However, what could easily have passed for a mutt turned out to be no such thing – but the internet still felt he was extraordinarily cute.

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Twitter user chibi_tori lives in Japan, a island nation that hosts a huge range of wildlife. In fact, some species are synonymous with the country – as its name suggests, the Japanese macaque is one of them. Other species native to the eastern nation are decidedly less well known, however.

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And in June 2015 chibi_tori chanced upon one such animal. The creature in question was an adorable dog-like being with peculiar dark and light markings. But despite its undeniable cuteness, it seemed someone had abandoned the animal.

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