Keep me and my family safe from poachers?
Keep my bloodlines diverse and healthy?
Feed me healthy food for my kind?
Keep me entertained so I won’t grow bored?
When I see the monkeys and apes at the zoo, I often wonder if their intelligence as such makes them more prone to the dangers of boredom. I also wonder if this is in part why they are hunted. They are the closest thing to humans that can be eaten and not considered cannibalism. While still not legal in many parts of Africa, they are still hunted. The numbers are beginning to dwindle. I’m not a softhearted do-gooder, but I am a concerned citizen of this planet we call Earth. :o)
Created as a sketch from one of my photos in ArtRage and painted as a pastel work on my iPad. I brought the image into Photoshop to finish the work in Windows.
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