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Animal minds: Do animals grieve?

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Anyone who has ever lived with animals knows that they do. So what’s with all the pop science fluff about how monkeys grieve, as if it is supposed to prove something?

A friend offers some vids: Penguin mourns the death of her chick

Mourning doves care for deceased mates

Chickens also.

Birds make monkey mourning look average. One wishes the zeal did something for animals, instead of crackpots. But nope. There’s no money in that.

See also: Claim: Monkeys understand irreversibility of death No.

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