Leopard kills baboon, then takes care of baboon’s baby

June 25, 2011 | By | Reply More

I don’t know what happened after the National Geographic camera turned off, but this is nonetheless a fascinating vignette illustrating empathy (I dare you to watch this and to conclude otherwise).

Empathy need not appear only between conspecifics, and this video is a good illustration. Here another classic case, and my own extrapolations.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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