Oktyabrsky zoo in Sochi had advertised for a foster mother for the cubs online.
However, instead of a tigress, a white shepherd dog called Tallim stepped in to fulfill the maternal role.
The Russian zoo keepers have assured visitors that the tiger cubs won't harm their new canine mother.
According to animal experts, it is common practice for cubs to be placed with animals that are not of the same species.
Watch the dog looking after the infant cubs in the video below:
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