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Monkeys in mourning

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posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 05:59 PM
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Monkeys in mourning


www.nypost.com

Farewell, old friend.

More than a dozen grief-stricken chimpanzees joined in an extraordinary expression of mourning as an elder in their family was laid to rest at a West African animal sanctuary.

Dorothy was in her late 40s, which is well into retirement age for a chimp, when she succumbed to heart failure.

As caregivers at the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center bore her by wheelbarrow for burial, the typically boisterous apes rushed to the edge of their wired enclosure and fell silent.

They stood -- wrapping arms around one another, resting on each other's shoulder and no
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posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 05:59 PM
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I thought with all the bad news lately this would be something very fresh and different but still alternative news.

It's amazing how monkeys can show more compassion than humans.

This is something so great, such a sight I would have loved to be there to see the emotion that was captured in this picture.

WOW

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posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 06:16 PM
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Chimps are apes and this has already been posted.

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 06:19 PM
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in Origins & Creationism Conspiracy???

What an odd place for such a topic

Yes I see why it was posted there, but still....
maybe i'm wrong



posted on Oct, 29 2009 @ 06:23 PM
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Now that you mention it, that is kind of a strange place for it.

May not count for much, but this thread is better than the original because you embedded the photos


edit to add:

Please forgive me for playing thread cop!

[edit on 10/29/2009 by yadda333]



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