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Don’t worry, be happy (42 photos)

♥ baby Rukinga saved by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. If you're interested...you can help sponsor him and the other baby elephants in the nursery. Click on photo for links.

Dian Fossey with gorillas. She was a pioneer in the field of primate studies and was one of the first scientists to recognize that animals have feelings.

Jane Goodall: “I think if I had been male, I wouldn't have been pushing these anthropomorphic ideas. I was told I shouldn't have given the chimps names, that it is more scientific to number them, and that you shouldn't talk about their personalities, their minds, or their feelings because those are attributes of our own species. Fortunately, I was able to think back to the wonderful teacher I had as a child who taught me that animals do have personalities, minds, and feelings, and that was…

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Jane Goodall: 50 years working with chimps

Dr. Jane Goodall because she protects earth's creatures.

Most people have heard of Koko, the Stanford-educated gorilla who could speak about 1000 words in American Sign Language, and understand about 2000 in English. What most people don’t know, however, is that Koko was an avid Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood fan. As Esquire reported, when Fred Rogers took a trip out to meet Koko for his show, not only did she immediately wrap her arms around him and embrace him, she did what she’d always seen him do onscreen: she proceeded to take his shoes off!

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Jane Goodall, British primatologist and anthropologist

SAVE OUR WILDLIFE! Gone, But Not Forgotten: Species We’ve Lost in the Last 10 Years! Mankind has the honor of quite possibly being the most destructive force to ever hit Mother Nature. With 150 to 200 species of life ceasing to exist every 24 hours, a mass extinction is looming, and biodiversity is in crisis. http://www.care2.com/causes/gone-but-not-forgotten-species-weve-lost-in-the-last-10-years.html

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Community Post: Celebrities With Cats

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America, with his cat. http://kittyflix.com

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How do you treat a gorilla with a gunshot wound? (Answer: Very, very carefully!)

Shufai was a baby when hunters left his arm peppered with gunshots,the injured youngster was rescued and taken to a sanctuary where, with love and patience, his emotional wounds began to heal. in this pic he falls asleep in arms of sanctuary boss