Dog plays mommy to orphaned baby zoo animals

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CINCINNATI, Ohio (CNN) – Meet Blakely, the 5-year old male Australian shepherd who mothers orphaned baby animals at the Cincinnati Zoo (too cute, we know).

This patient rescue pup shows baby cheetahs, wallabies, foxes and the occasional warthog how to play and socialize like real, well, animals.

Blakely’s latest babies are five cheetah cubs who’s real motherplays n Willow died from complications after giving birth on March 8.

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