This Macaque Lost Her Baby Just Weeks After Giving Birth. What Happened Next Broke My Heart.

Humans are certainly not the only species on our planet capable of expressing deep feelings. If anyone out there is still unconvinced on that point, all they have to do is see the photos that follow.

Pictured below is a grief-stricken macaque mother who was observed carrying her baby around the Tangkoko Nature Reserve and National Park in Sulawesi, Indonesia, FOR DAYS AFTER IT DIED. As Andrew Walmsley, the photographer who took these photos said, it was “very hard to watch”. I can add nothing more.

1. A female macaque cradles her dead newborn baby in her arms at an Indonesian national park.

This Macaque Lost Her Baby Just Weeks After Giving Birth. What Happened Next Broke My Heart.

Source: The Daily Mail.

2. The mother spent days carrying around her tiny child at Tangkoko Nature Reserve and National Park in Sulawesi. She even fended off a male macaque who tried to reach out and touch the baby (pictured).

This Macaque Lost Her Baby Just Weeks After Giving Birth. What Happened Next Broke My Heart.

Source: The Daily Mail.

3. The poignant moment was caught on camera by wildlife photographer Andrew Walmsley, from Oxford.

This Macaque Lost Her Baby Just Weeks After Giving Birth. What Happened Next Broke My Heart.

Source: The Daily Mail.

4. Both mother and newborn are crested black macaques, classified as Critically Endangered.

This Macaque Lost Her Baby Just Weeks After Giving Birth. What Happened Next Broke My Heart.

Source: The Daily Mail.

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