Absolutely Un-Real….Here Are 10 Unbelievable Animals That Saved Other Animals
This is for all those that believe that animals are nothing but beasts to be used and exploited. I believe that animals enrich our lives in many, many ways. Not only do they feed us, but they also give us comfort, no, I’m not talking about using their skins to keep us warm when we are cold, I’m talking about a “spiritual” comfort.
After all, what is more comforting and spiritual, than siting on the couch, with your dog’s head in your lap, feeling his heart beat and knowing that not only do you love him, but he in turn, loves you as well?
Yes, I believe that animals are very capable of loving humans beings and other animals as well.
I found the excerpt from nationalgeographic.com written by Simon Worrall titled: “Yes, Animals Think And Feel. Here’s How We Know”
Do animals feel empathy? Does an elephant have consciousness? Can a dog plan ahead? These are some of the questions that award-winning environmental writer Carl Safina teases out in his new book, Beyond Words: How Animals Think and Feel.
It’s important to know who we are here on Earth with. We talk about conservation of animals by numbers, but those are just numbers. Watching animals my whole life I’ve always been struck by how similar to us they are. I’ve always been touched by their bonds and been impressed—occasionally frightened—by their emotions.
Life is very vivid to animals. In many cases they know who they are. They know who their friends are and who their rivals are. They have ambitions for higher status. They compete. Their lives follow the arc of a career, like ours do. We both try to stay alive, get food and shelter, and raise some young for the next generation. Animals are no different from us in that regard and I think that their presence here on Earth is tremendously enriching.
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