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Chimp Lovingly Feeds Tiger Cub With Bottle

Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat, unusual )

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A baby chimpanzee in Thailand has showed off his parenting skills by feeding tiger cubs out of a bottle.

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Barb K (1688)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 5:10 pm
I almost posted this but decided not to...guess I was waiting for you to post it, Agnes! Thanks so much...btw, I love the video :)

Agnes N (703)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 5:14 pm
Thanks Barb..that's sweet from you..I posted some images Baby tigers monkey around in my group at thread different kind of friendship
and I found this news by I didn't attention.. I thought ..lovely to share with friends care2.:)

H Nick H (1826)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 6:04 pm
Animals are amazing. Too bad some of our radical politicians can't learn compasion and caring about others.

Lynn Geth (185)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 6:21 pm
Agnes, thank you so much for this adorable video. I wish human beings could get along with each other as well as some animals of different species do.

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 7:28 pm
Noted, thanks.

Ingrid A (524)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 7:43 pm
Couldn't get the video but cute picture. Thank you Agnes.

Monica D (580)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 7:43 pm
That's very sweet!

Evelyn B (79)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 7:50 pm
Noted Tks.. Agnes..and Barb...SoooooCute..

Saturday July 30, 2011, 8:44 pm
Thanks Anges I agree it it soooo cute

Kamakshi Ramaswamy (4)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 11:00 pm
Noted.Sooooooooo sweet...Thanks Agnus.

Tan S (0)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 11:25 pm

Caitlin F (9)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 11:46 pm
aww how sweet!

Mara Rennie (27)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 12:13 am
To quote my sister-in-law..."So much of cute!"

stana H (4)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 1:32 am
adorable! thank you

. (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 2:02 am
Pure love. They want to experiment on these sweet babies.

Fight on!

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 2:54 am
The very picture brings peace to one's heart. Noted with thanks Agnes.

jennifer curtis (1)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 2:59 am
hoe cute is this picture. chimps are so smart

Julie Bryant (8)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 3:12 am
oh my god too adorable. I wonder if that relationship would hold up in the future, or if suddenly the chimp might look more like ah lunch. perhaps the bonding process would undermine that natural reaction? Somebody enlighten me please?

jennifer curtis (1)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 3:22 am
in my older post i spelled how wrong. sorry. i meant how instead of hoe

Ruth C (87)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 3:42 am
Isaiah 11:6 The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 65:25 The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

This is what I look forward to!

May the Almighty bless all animals!

patricia lasek (317)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 4:43 am
Would that humans cared for those different from them as much.

Vallee R (280)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 5:51 am
Adorable - posted in groups.

Carol H (229)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 5:57 am
how sweet!!! thanks Agnes

Debbie Hogan (115)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 7:18 am
Too cute.Thanks.

Aleksandra Ikk (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 7:30 am

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 7:35 am
It shows how intelligent chimps are. Thanks for posting this little lovely story.

Valerie G (102)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 8:06 am
Such tenderness....
Thank you so much Agnes!

. (1)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 8:26 am
Noted, great video! Thank you Agnes.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 9:57 am
Very cute indeed - but Dodo cannot remain with them as the tigers mature.

Heidi D (28)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 10:33 am
It's cute on the face of it, but animals are horribly abused in Thailand. I'm afraid these two sweet babies have nothing to look forward to but a life of misery once they are too old to be entertaining to the thoughtless people who come to watch them being exploited.

Patricia S (79)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 10:36 am
How sweet! They enjoy each other's company too. Those cubs know who loves them.

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 1:25 pm
Inspiring. Thanks for the post.

Patricia A (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 1:58 pm
Dear Agnes, I realize how captivating a film clip like this is. I fully understand why people see the beauty and tenderness in the chimpanzee, the "cuteness" in any baby is hard to resist. Unfortunately, I have seen the other side to this story. I have worked with orphaned chimpanzees in Africa who were a direct result of this sort of entertainment, and I can tell you the suffering that goes on in procuring a wild animal, the training that goes on behind the scene, and the suffering that takes place once they are too old and strong for direct contact, and end up isolated, in all this the suffering is profound. Most of these chimpanzees are from brokers who hire poachers to go into the wild, hunt a family, shoot the mother and pry the clinging baby from her body, sell the mothers body to the meat market, and the baby is sold to the broker who hired him. Needless to say for these highly intelligent beings to witness this violence is traumatic and terrifying. Though most industries (pet trade, entertainment, circus') will not openly admit it, sting operations show that this shady market (for some countries it is illegal) is how they procure their wild animals. Some have breeding programs but even in those cases you are isolating a highly social animal that will have a lifetime behind bars, in wholly unnatural settings so that we can look at "cute" clips of them. I realize that it is inadvertent, but I know we can do better by them. I respectfully suggest that you post non invasive documentary footage of these amazing beings in the wild. Footage that shows their natural behavior. Some of the most beautiful footage I have seen has been of mothers with their babies in the wild, inter community life; Jane Goodall has amazing footage. Please, we can learn about them, respect them, enjoy their tenderness and beauty without contributing to their suffering. Thank you.

Alicia N (87)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 2:25 pm
The video is very, VERY Beautiful................ thanks Agnes.

Rose K. (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 3:03 pm
so cute and so sweet thanks

Rhonda Maness (580)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 4:40 pm
Thanks Agnes

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 5:03 pm
Thanks Agnes. I also take Patricia Ann A's point.

Celine V (27)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 5:53 pm
Just amazingly beautiful!!!
thank you Agnes!

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 6:38 pm
so nice to see .

Anne K (139)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 7:05 pm
Disgraceful and so disturbing! The chimp was trained to feed the cubs and has been feeding tiger cubs aged 3 weeks to 5 months for over a year? Where are all these cubs coming from? Why aren't they with their mothers instead of being clumsily fed by a juvenile chimp...for the entertainment of ignorant humans?! This is very upsetting. Thank you, Patricia Ann A., for enlightening people who are out of touch with reality.

Cheryl B (64)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 7:08 pm

Agnes N (703)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 8:04 pm
Hi to all Dear friends..thanks a lot for noted and comments....yes..if we look at the other side of this..that's just for entertainment..I know that this zoo feeds many kinds of animals for entertainment in their circle of their business in the fact..I don't want to see people feed any pets any more.....let them free in the wild and live free their own way...humans and animals will have less drama. ...the video we can look at both sides though showing a different kind of friendship that is going well with peace..... I thought peace and friendship in the world that humans should do better.

here is a link go to look at they're play

Agnes N (703)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 8:05 pm

Monday August 1, 2011, 1:18 am
noted with thanks

Vera T (2)
Monday August 1, 2011, 2:21 am
Really lovely but as Patricia Ann A stated these animals are hideously exploited in the Far East, Orang Outans trained to box as a spectator sport - they do not revere animals and many of their zoos are disgusting.This may bring awareness to their plight I hope, if someone digs a litlle deeper and looks beyond the cute video.

. (1)
Monday August 1, 2011, 2:22 am
Such tenderness....
Thank you so much Agnes!

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 3:45 am
Very sweet:-)

Leigh B (211)
Monday August 1, 2011, 7:20 am
Too sweet!!!!

Cheree M (46)
Monday August 1, 2011, 7:50 am
Too cute!! TY for sharing!

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday August 1, 2011, 9:04 am
That chimp should be paid as an employee, the result would be pioneering and would promote 'nonhuman animal rights'!

. (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 9:07 am
I may be wrong but I am enjoying the video that is in front of me rather than dissecting it like others that do happen to know more about the circumstances that are to be. . .maybe there are horrible futures for these animals when they age. . .why can't people just let them enjoy what they are doing for the sake of that. . .they may have had horrific experiences in order to get to where they are now. . .that I suppose is their fate. . .yes. . .we can probably change that fate for others in the future. . .we can hope and try can't we. . .

. (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 12:42 pm
If humanity would use the animal kingdom as an example of blind excepting others, the whole world world would be better off.

. (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 12:45 pm
I'm sorry, I meant to write blindly accepting others, the whole world would be better off.

Lindsay K (6)
Monday August 1, 2011, 1:35 pm
This is an amazing video to watch!

linda b (186)
Monday August 1, 2011, 3:04 pm
The cubs and the chimp might be cute, but this is wrong, to dress a chimp in shorts and train it to feed the cubs is not natural or nice. Thanks Agnes.

Angela Weber (27)
Monday August 1, 2011, 6:57 pm
This is SUPER cute and made me smile, but it is still sad that these animals can't live the lives they are supposed to live because of humans - hunting, overpopulation, habitat destruction, . . . . I do hope that organizations will continue to run successful breeding programs and the animals can be safely be released into their natural habitats!

Jo Asprec (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 7:13 pm

Christia F (158)
Monday August 1, 2011, 8:30 pm

Kristen H (25)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 6:34 am
I agree with the lady who quoted Isaiah and those who said "would that HUMANS could get along with each other as well..."

I have a dream today... as did MLK, Jr, oh so many years ago.

Sameer Tendulkar (309)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 7:10 am

wendy w (47)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 10:56 am
We could learn so much from animals if we observed instead of killing and imprisoning them. Thanx for the video Agnes. It's always so nice to get a chance to view things like this.

Ra-Ana G (0)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 12:01 pm
How adorable!

Roger G (154)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 1:14 pm

Deborah B (72)
Wednesday August 3, 2011, 9:17 pm
Thank you, Agnes! This chimpanzee is so sweet and tender feeding the tiger cub. If only people could be this kind to one another no matter who they are. I love this.

Karina P (164)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 6:40 am
Thank you, Agnes! Really cute!

Ana F (128)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 11:51 am
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