A macaque monkey has turned to an internet sensation after he was seen affectionately holding a stray dog in its arms after discovering it abandoned on the streets.
A macaque monkey has reportedly adopted a puppy after finding that it was on its own in the neighborhood of Kareli in Allahabad, India.
Photos and video which emerged online show the primate attentively holding the stray dog in its arms after discovering it was abandoned on a city’s busy streets.
The video clip shared online show the monkey picking up the black and tan dog and carrying it through the streets, before stopping as people gathered to watch the unusual sight.
After pausing in the middle of a walkway, the monkey then picked up the puppy and continued to walk a bit further.
Local people stood and watched the two animals together and started to take photographs of them. The pair were given food and plenty of attention by the people who had stopped by.