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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 )

- 348 days ago -
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 (33)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 1:43 am
Where are my kleenex???

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

Animae C (507)
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 (395)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 5:21 pm
So beautiful and all so loving Forever friends Thank you for caring and sharing Katka

Danuta W (1251)
Monday November 6, 2017, 2:00 am

Mandi T (367)
Monday November 6, 2017, 10:45 am
Tissue alert

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

Laurie H (818)
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 (194)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 3:18 am
Really touching.

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

Winn A (179)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 6:47 am
Thanks for the article. We have a bond with animals that can't be denided.

Barbara K (62)
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 (154)
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 (43)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 5:51 am

Malgorzata Z (203)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 2:00 pm

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

Glennis W (395)
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 (69)
Friday November 17, 2017, 3:05 pm
Really heartwarming! !
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