|We were lucky to see this at the North Carolina Zoo on 12-11-2012|
Blood soaked leaves
beneath darkened, bent trees,
red upon green: drip, drip, drip.
Has it always been?
Will it always be?
cradle sweet babes,
peace and love.
by Margaret Bednar, 12-11-2012
This is for Magpie Tales #143. The original photo prompt for this week is below. It is a painting by Felix Vallotton depicting WWI - The Battle of Verdun
Red Colobus monkeys are the chimpanzees favorite prey. Jane Goodall observed and reported wild chimpanzees hunting and eating meat and skeptics were critical of her findings at first.
|Verdun, 1917 by Felix Vallotton|