Category Archives: heartbreakers

Readers’ wildlife photos (and a photo of animal mourning)

Send in your photos, as my tank is not sufficiently full for my satisfaction. Today’s wildlife photos come from reader Susan Hoffman, whose captions I’ve indented. And we have a special feature at the bottom. More pictures from a 2007 trip to South Africa, this time featuring the stars of Addo Elephant National Park. Most of the […]

Pig mourns its friend

All I know about this short video is the information in the title. It’s ineffably sad and makes me tear up. Yes, pigs are intelligent, and can you doubt that this is mourning? How does the pig know that its longtime companion is not just sleeping? That’s above my pay grade, but the video bespeaks […]