I believe they're both being submissive towards the white wolf, not sure how much protection is happening though
Serigala Aneh, Weird Animal, Weird Wolf
A tiger mother lost her cubs from premature labour, shortly after she became depressed and her health declined. They wrapped piglets up in tiger cloth and gave them to the tiger. The tiger now loves these pigs and treats them like her babies.
She lost her cubs to premature birth. When she became depressed they gave her the piglets which she now treats as her own.