08:17 GMT11 April 2021
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    Many animal species are known for forming bonds with their progeny, but, apparently, the maternal instinct can be so strong in some animals that they may be willing to care about someone else's kids - even if they are a different species!

    It is not uncommon for hens to shelter and warm their chicks under their wings. However, this particular hen, caught on camera in a barn, is not a simple brood hen, but a foster mother to three adorable kittens.

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