Zookeepers gave a 12-year-old gorilla named Kelly his very own pet mouse to look after.
Despite their vast size difference, Kelly the gorilla quickly took to the tiny mouse.
Video shows Kelly tenderly interacting with the mouse, letting it crawl over his massive hands.
Ever so gently, the caring gorilla uses his pinky finger to softly pet the small mouse's back.
The little mouse allows Kelly to lift and hold him, showing he feels safe with the gorilla.
Kelly and his new mouse friend represent the possibility of harmony between all beings.
The unlikely friendship between primate and rodent delights and inspires countless viewers.