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14 Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls

14 Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls
1. Koko the gorilla responds to a sad moment in her favorite film. 2. The parrot with the moving last words. Alex the African gray parrot was able to count and identify colors, and he had a beautiful relationship with his person, Irene Pepperberg. When Alex died in 2007, his last words to her were “You be good. 3. According to scientist Krista McLennan, “When heifers have their preferred partner with them, their stress levels in terms of their heart rates are reduced compared with if they were with a random individual.” 4. Guide dogs Salty and Roselle were awarded a joint Dickin Medal “For remaining loyally at the side of their blind owners, courageously leading them down more than 70 floors of the World Trade Center and to a place of safety following the terrorist attack on New York on 11 September 2001.” 5. In 2007, five children were playing with George when they were attacked by pit bulls. 6. “I began to choke and sank even lower and I thought that was it for me – I was dead. 7. 8. 9.

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