Scientists who study animal life say there are 20,000 species of fish, 6,000 species of reptiles, 9,000 species of birds, 1,000 species of amphibians, and 15,000 species of mammals.

Animals encounters in nature are usually very limited. For instance, there is very little chance of camel meeting a wild boar in nature.

However, below are photos of animals with unusual and unexpected encounters.