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Animals, Dogs, and Facebook: did you know? A stray dog in Bolivia joined a monastery and became a monk. The resident monks of St. Francis Monastery, named for the patron saint of animals, decided to adopt a dog they call 'Friar Bigotón' from the Cold Nose Project, which hopes the dog's story will now inspire more monasteries to take in homeless pets. DIDYOUKNOWFACTS.coM PHOTO: KASPER MARIUSZ KAPRON OFM <p><a href="http://didyouknowblog.com/post/158214202418/a-stray-dog-in-bolivia-joined-a-monastery-and" class="tumblr_blog">did-you-kno</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>A stray dog in Bolivia joined a monastery and became a monk. The resident monks of St. Francis Monastery, named for the patron saint of animals, decided to adopt a dog they call ‘Friar Bigotón’ from the Cold Nose Project, which hopes the dog’s story will now inspire more monasteries to take in homeless pets. <span><a href="https://www.thedodo.com/monastery-adopts-friar-dog-2303203254.html">Source</a></span> <span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/kasper.kapronofm/media_set?set=a.1478968562127882.1073742169.100000442572550&amp;type=3">Source 2</a></span> <span><a href="http://www.humanesociety.org/about/departments/faith/francis_files/st_francis_of_assisi.html">Source 3</a></span></p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="506" data-orig-width="482"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/808be0a6c45756f28c2b9178b8582561/tumblr_inline_omk5gaQPKC1sjh1ps_540.jpg" data-orig-height="506" data-orig-width="482"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="582" data-orig-height="683" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3f3b79c338cf6032143eea214f94d01c/tumblr_inline_omj6snITtN1qdd173_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="582" data-orig-height="683"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="563" data-orig-height="691" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6d18b9a1a91e5f3a5a22aeab5f1596d8/tumblr_inline_omj6so6iWg1qdd173_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="563" data-orig-height="691"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="683" data-orig-width="644"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d887e47d3d449e53ab6561500062443d/tumblr_inline_omk5gbMltT1sjh1ps_540.png" data-orig-height="683" data-orig-width="644"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="643" data-orig-height="773" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/526542743f9d17ecaf4acfd1c6f2192b/tumblr_inline_omj6sq5Txg1qdd173_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="643" data-orig-height="773"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="763" data-orig-width="640"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5f9004caf6d1ff970dc923ddab06f4a3/tumblr_inline_omk5gaDBfo1sjh1ps_540.jpg" data-orig-height="763" data-orig-width="640"/></figure></blockquote>

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