Wildlife Researchers Observe Chimps Caring For A Disabled Infant

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Disabled Chimp

 

In Tanzania, a chimpanzee who was born with symptoms of severe down syndrome was alive for two years before dying.  The chimp was under the care of the its mother and sister.  Researchers recorded instances of the chimp’s sister holding the chimp up  and supporting the chimp in her mother’s arms while breastfeeding.

Animals display compassion across all types of species.

To read the full article click here – Phys.org

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