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59-Year-Old Dying Chimp Refuses Food, But Then She Recognizes Her Old Caretaker's Voice


Animals  (tags: Heartwarmer, animals, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, sadness )

Katka
- 38 days ago - boredpanda.com
Mama, a 59yo chimpanzee was coming to the end of her life, sick and unable to eat. On hearing the news, her old caretaker came back to visit Mama and pay his last respects. He had known her since 1972 and the pair shared a deep bond.



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Danny v (36)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 1:43 am
Where are my kleenex???
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 1:51 am
Noted
 

Animae C (512)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:43 am
Smarter & more compassionate than the average human!!!
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 4:59 pm
So touching. Thanks Katka
 

Glennis W (405)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 5:21 pm
So beautiful and all so loving Forever friends Thank you for caring and sharing Katka
 

Danuta Watola (1248)
Monday November 6, 2017, 2:00 am
noted
 

Mandi T (408)
Monday November 6, 2017, 10:45 am
Tissue alert
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Monday November 6, 2017, 1:33 pm
So touching!
 

Laurie H (817)
Monday November 6, 2017, 7:29 pm
Oh Thank You for sharing this amazing video Katka!! How I wish ALL PEOPLE had this kind of of Caring and Compassion for animals, that this wonderful gentleman has!!!! Bless her heart and may she rest in peace .~~
 

Sylvie A (192)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 3:18 am
Really touching.
Thanks
 

Kathryn I (2)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 6:31 am
Noted - Very heartwarming and humbling - Thanks
 

Winn A (177)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 6:47 am
Thanks for the article. We have a bond with animals that can't be denided.
 

Barbara K (60)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 7:39 am
Awww, how sweet. Animals are so much smarter and human that we humans realize. Thanks for the post, and thanks to Ken for the share.
 

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (152)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 9:54 am
Truly sweet!
 

Kathryn I (2)
Wednesday November 8, 2017, 7:52 am
Noted previously - so heartwarming! Thanks
 

Peggy B (39)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 5:51 am
Awww
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (194)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 2:00 pm
noted
 

Heather B (85)
Monday November 13, 2017, 8:12 am
What a wonderful moment, many thanks for sharing x
 

Glennis W (405)
Monday November 13, 2017, 7:13 pm
What a wonderful story so much love and devotion Thank you for caring and sharing Katka
 

Irene S (68)
Friday November 17, 2017, 3:05 pm
Really heartwarming! !
 
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