Melancholy Chimps In Mourning

Melancholy Chimpanzees In Mourning

From National Geographic: “On September 23, 2008, Dorothy, a female chimpanzee in her late 40s, died of congestive heart failure. A maternal and beloved figure, Dorothy had spent eight years at Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center, which houses and rehabilitates chimps victimized by habitat loss and the illegal African bushmeat trade.

As her health improved, her deep kindness surfaced. She mothered an orphaned chimp named Bouboule and became a close friend to many others, including Jacky, the group’s alpha male, and Nama, an amusement-park refugee.”

The Seven Craziest Dinosaur Facts

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Craziest Dinosaur Facts Lifespan Timeline

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Dinosaurs ruled the earth for 150 million years before becoming extinct. Can you imagine the human civilization, around for only some thousands of years, actually sustaining itself for that long?

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A Camouflaged Chameleon

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While the word “chameleon” is often used to describe people who change given their social surroundings, actual chameleons often change colors to signals its physiological condition and intentions to other chameleons.