The bonds of love and affection are a remarkable way to make any difference in gender or kinship almost insignificant. So such a lesson should be so well illustrated by a creature distinct from us – like the monkey who opened his heart to a puppy.
A rhesus macaque monkey has adopted a puppy in Rode, India. After watching the monkey defend the little dog from stray dogs, the locals were so impressed that they set out food for the two unusual companions. To everyone’s surprise, the monkey was so compassionate that he even let the dog eat first!