Monday Morning Wake-Up Call


An Indonesian black macaque named Niv holding a young chicken at the Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv. After the chicken wandered into Niv’s enclosure, zoo officials said, the pair bonded. (Jack Guez, Agency France-Presse, Getty Images, wsj.com August 25, 2017)

 

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  1. If monkeys and chickens can bond why can’t human beings the world over just get along?

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  2. oh, i so love this!

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  3. So cute and for sure animals blend so well with other animals. It is us human animals who do not want to blend with each other. Lovely picture, so cute.

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  4. Strange bedfellows, indeed.

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  5. Love how perfectly at home both appear.

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  6. We apes love our pets.

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  7. Amazing.
    I don’t know if unlikely friendship were always this common. Or is it just that we’re more aware of them due to the Internet and social media. My hunch says they are on the rise.

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  8. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Rainy days and Mondays …

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  9. Let’s hope the zookeepers are not late at feeding time.

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  10. Well, that made my day.

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  11. Posting this morning on the pardoning of Joe Arpaio, the headless lawman who created tent city prisons in Arizona, this picture gives me hope. It’s one for the ages! I’m re-blogging on Views from the Edge.

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  12. Reblogged this on Views from the Edge and commented:
    A hopeful contrast to Sheriff Arpaio’s tent city prisons! We’ll take hope wherever we find it. Sometimes it comes from the zoo beyond the borders of the U.S. zoo.

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  13. I love all “inter-species” love stories… 🙂

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  14. Too bad humans can’t take the hint. Sweet thoughts ooze from that image.

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  15. Interspecies love is so powerful!

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