The Best of Friends

September 14, 2007 at 1:20 pm (funny things)

The true story of a lonely monkey and a friendly pigeon…

They’re an odd couple in every sense but a monkey and a pigeon have become inseparable at an animal sanctuary in China.

The 12-week-old macaque – who was abandoned by his mother – was close to death when it was rescued on Neilingding Island, in Goangdong Province.

… The blossoming relationship helped to revive the macaque who has developed a new lease of life, say staff at the sanctuary.

That picture just makes me giddy.

Via Hoyden About Town.

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2 Comments

  1. Daisy said,

    Ohhhhhhh

    I don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

  2. Daisy said,

    You know, this story strikes me as a really excellent argument for animal rights folks. What better way to demonstrate consciousness and the need for sensitivity than a cross-species friendship like this? I mean, come on: animals can have friends.

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