Adult Male ferrins, will adopt orphaned ferrin pups, as well as young of other species, even one they might normally predate on. (regardless on if they can take care of these babies ). Its a part of showing potential Females how awesome of a mate he would make. (surviving orphans are usually brought into the family unit should the loner find a mate. )

this is one of Elanor’s ‘lost’ pups, having been picked up by a Roaming male.