I was thinking of writing a post about this myself, but I can’t say it any better than my friend here, so I will let her say it. Good read.
Venom and vitriol. All over my news feed. All over the tv news. All over the internet.
A silverback gorilla was shot by zoo staff after a 4-year old child managed to get into the enclosure. I’m sure you’ve seen the story and perhaps seen the video footage of the child’s foot in the grip of the 450lb ape.
Let me just get something straight here before I hop up on my little soap box.
I love animals.
I love animals and always have. I have been fascinated and enthralled by Jane Goodall’s life story since childhood. I read every book in the library about Jane. I also read every book that I could get my hands on about dolphins, sharks, whales and other marine creatures. I imagined tramping through jungles, as Goodall had, chronicling and re-defining what we know about animals. I dreamed about animal research…
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