After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) accused circuses of cruelty repeatedly over the years, they finally ceased using elephants altogether, and actually retired the older ones to sanctuaries they created.
When humans lose their parents, they can grieve for weeks on end. Even when the grieving subsides, the loss creates an emptiness in many of us. It's a hole that can't be filled easily, and sometimes it never is. But what about wildlife?
In 2017, a twenty-five-year-old Chilean man touring the world-renowned Bolivian Madidi National Park disappeared without a trace. Read on for more about a highly unusual animal rescue credited to a group of roving wild monkeys.
The colony of 1400 rhesus monkeys and the scientific project was launched in the summer of 1979 in La Parguera, Puerto Rico. They were then shipped 1300 miles away to Morgan Island, SC., across the waters from Beaufort, SC.