|A ranger inspects a 10-day-old baby elephant at |
Sarah Deu conservation response unit in Sampoiniet, Aceh Jaya, Indonesia
(The Big Picture, 29, Oct 2012) - We keep them as pets, although which species maintains the upper paw in that relationship is sometimes in doubt. We drive them to the brink of extinction, and then make desperate attempts to bring them back. We tend them as livestock, display them in zoos, and research them in labs and in the wild. Our lives are intertwined with those of animals, and better for it. Gathered here are images of that furry interface.
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