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Why Killer Whales Won't Abandon Their Disabled Mates


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 528 days ago - takepart.com
A whale pod off the coast of South Africa was seen feeding one of their disabled members.



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Pat B. (354)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:16 am
Love and compassion, that's what it all about.!! GREAT story of the whales pods, thank you, Cher for this.
 

Ingrid A. (531)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:34 am
Awesome story.
 

Boo D. (75)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:10 am
Lowly animals that are more humane than most humans! Really makes you think.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:20 am
One of the saddest aspects of orca captivity is that it seems to disrupt the naturally compassionate essence of these animals. Captivity has bred bloody duels, inbreeding and attempted infanticide.
thanks Cher:)
 

Helmut H. (28)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:36 am
Noted, already signed, thanks Cher!
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:56 am
Heartwarming story about the tenderness of the Orcas caring for their family member, but I was very sad over the death of the larger whale. The struggle for survival on this earth is so hard.
 

Bee S. (230)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:35 am
like Lydia Weissmuller price saying.

i signed; Merci Cher~
 

Cyrille D. (126)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:43 am
Yet another Life/Love Lesson to learn from animals ! Orcas are amazing creatures. Such a touching story. Thanks for sharing ! :)
 

Mike H. (229)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:40 pm
Fascinating- thanks!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (183)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:52 pm
Oj, przydałoby się nam uczyć od zwierząt empatii, bo czasem człowiek zamiast pomóc utopiłby drugiego w łyżce wody.
 

Christeen Anderson (522)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:58 pm
Thank you for sharing this story. They care for their own. As it should be.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:25 pm
What a story-thank you for it.
 

Joan McAllister (1083)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:31 pm
Noted. Wonderful story. Thanks Cher
 

Sherri G. (114)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 1:09 am
There is no doubt that humans have a whole lot to learn about humanity from these whales. TY Cher Noted
 

Danuta Watola (1207)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:00 am
noted
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:29 am
This is the love we've got to learn
 

Connie O. (42)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 9:39 am
oh...to be an orca! Beautiful and loving creatures.
 

Connie O. (42)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 9:40 am
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Debbie W. (116)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 10:14 am
Very sweet!
 

Ruth S. (304)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 11:15 am
You will only find a small amount of people that will do what these animals do all the time!
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:34 am
animals are awesome!! thanks Cher, noted
 

Laurie H. (720)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:53 pm
Time and time again, we're reminded about love and compassion animals possess. We no doubt have a great deal to learn from THEM--they are beautiful!!!! So many Thanks Cher & Sara too, for sending~
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 2:24 pm
Thanks for sharing Cher. I saw this article & I was going to post/share this article from LIVING GREEN MAGAZINE, with this link:
http://livinggreenmag.com/2013/05/28/mother-nature/do-killer-whales-take-better-care-of-their-own-than-humans-do/
 
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