A good Samaritan found baby opossums last month after their mother was killed in Brazil, and took them to pet behaviorist Stephanie Maldonado for safekeeping.
Surprisingly, they bonded better with her dog.
Maldondo bottle fed them every two hours, but it was her dog that really acted like their mother.
She 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."
The dog began to nurture them like they were puppies. The baby opossums clung to the dog's fur just as if the dog was an opossum. .
In a video from ViralHog, the dog was filmed taking the baby opossums on a walk as they held on.