Celebrate first-time giraffe mom Tufani with a symbolic animal adoption in her name!
It s a way of simply checking in on elderly parent who is living alone.
Being mean or cruel implies that there is intent to do harm just for harm’s sake. It is harsh, unforgiving, and often random (had the little guy been born 1st, he would have been just as aggressive as was his sibling), but not cruel or mean.
Those young were responding to a set of stimuli (very little food being delivered to the nest and the presence of a very small young) in a way that evolution has hard-wired into them. Paul Henry ospreyzone July 1, 2015 at am Thanks Rob for bringing your knowledge and experience to help us all gain perspective here.
There is no doubt in my mind that the right decision was made, to let nature take it’s course.
By the way, that doesn’t equate to heartless, on the contrary, nobody feels worse about this then the apparent decision makers.