Meet Binti Jua, a female gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, Illinois, whose name in Swahili means Daughter of Sunshine. She saved the life of a little boy who toppled into the gorilla habitat one summer day a number of years go.
Humans have been fascinated by the stars since the dawn of man -- so much so that they connected those celestial points of light with earthly qualities. From there they connected everyone of us to the stars through the zodiac. Many different cultures created their own astrology. One that seems to intrigue us the most is the Chinese. One collection of sculptures now on display in Denver explores these animal symbols with an added historical perspective.
Meet sweet Abigail, a pit bull terrier that was savagely injured and lost an ear as a bait dog. She wears a bonnet to cover the spot. On October 26th, she won The American Hero Dog Title at the 2017 American Humane Her Dog Awards for both her extraordinary bravery and good works.