Here’s a collection of stories and photographs that prove animals are intelligent, brave, have lifetime friendships, and deep emotions…
#1. These two guide dogs, Salty and Roselle, led their owners out of the World Trade Center on September 11, before the towers collapsed.
#2. Koko the gorilla responds to a sad moment in her favorite movie Tea With Mussolini. She signs the words like cry, love, frown, as she visibly tears up.
#3. Alex the African grey parrot was able to count and identify colors. He had a close relationship with Irene Pepperberg. When Alex died in 2007, his last words to her were “You be good. I love you.”