05 Mar '18, 9pm

Pilot flying rescued baby chimp to safety is a heart-melting thing

Pilot flying rescued baby chimp to safety is a heart-melting thing

The moral of the story is: Some people are awful, some people are heroes, and baby chimps are irresistable. Sometimes lately, the news of the world is so consuming that I miss the really special things – which is apparently what happened last week when social media went nuts over #hotpilot and the baby chimp. But I finally saw the video today, and maybe it made me cry happy-sad tears, and so I thought that others may have missed it as well, and that they should also have the chance to maybe cry happy-sad tears. The quick backstory goes like this. The Twitter-dubbed #hotpilot is Anthony Caere, a Belgian pilot who oversees Virunga National Park's four-plane Air Wing and serves as a "big brother in the sky" for its rangers, according to The Washington Post . They report that Caere's duties include "supporting rangers’ anti-poaching patrols, doing surveillance for wildlife cen...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/animals/anti-poaching-pilot-cu...

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