What have we done?

This heart-wrenching photograph was published in the Daily Telegraph on January 14th. The photographer described how the male kangaroo had cradled the head of his mate while she died, her arms reaching out to her joey one last time.

Animals have feelings too. This is not a new belief. Immortalized in the moving story of Greyfriars Bobby, the 19th century Skye terrier who allegedly guarded the grave of his master for fourteen years up until his own death in 1872, we learned that animals are capable of grief. Continue reading What have we done?