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What This Dog Did After The Death Of These Opossums' Mother Is Truly Heartwarming

The mother of the baby opossums was killed by a dog in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. These pouched mammals got strayed then. These four marsupials got attention by a dog trainer Stephanie Maldonado who strived to save them.

So then Maldonado's dog saved their lives by nursing them and giving them all the nourishment. It feels so great to see that a dog is nestling joeys, Well done !! 

What This Dog Did After The Death Of These Opossums' Mother Is Truly Heartwarming

What This Dog Did After The Death Of These Opossums' Mother Is Truly Heartwarming

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Opossum, Oh baby !! you are so small.

 Opossum, Oh baby !! you are so small.

The critters got orphaned when their mother was attacked by a dog. The babies were very little and delicate to be handled.

Opossums with slim chances of survival.

Opossums with slim chances of survival.

After such an incident, the babies were literally frightened and their chances of being survived also lessened. But then Pretinha (the dog), stepped in their lives and the job of nestling them was beautifully done by her.

She's Pretinha, Joey Mom.

She's Pretinha, Joey Mom.

Pretinha, a startling joey mom that took care of the baby opossums with complete love and affection.

Aww, Mom with her kids.

Aww, Mom with her kids.

Pretinha cuddled, licked and brushed the small pets with whole concern. She was actually a life-saver.

Mother Pretinha nestled them astonishingly.

 Mother Pretinha nestled them astonishingly.

She feeds the little opossums with tenderness and full motherly feeling.

Little critters relaxed in mother's pouch.

Little critters relaxed in mother's pouch.

The opossums felt relieved and relaxed in mother Pretinha's lap. The opossums found her lap as their pouch.

Joeys soon regained strength.

 Joeys soon regained strength.

After so much attention, the joeys attained strength and power.

Joeys enjoyed piggy-back rides.

Joeys enjoyed piggy-back rides.

They were well nourished and gained enough strength that they easily climbed onto Pretinha's back and relished the piggy-back rides.

Maldonado wrote on Facebook:

 Maldonado wrote on Facebook:

"It's very nice to see all the care that she has with them, licking them all the time and nestling them," Maldonado wrote this expressing his feelings on Facebook.

Superb video of Pretinha giving piggy-back ride to opossums.

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