The fidelity of a horse is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being. The bond with a horse is as lasting as the ties of the earth can ever be. (modified version) - original by - Konrad Lorenz
“We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.” ― Graydon Carter
The Cherokee Nation removal has become known as The Trail of Tears. In 1838–1839 the Cherokee Nation endured a forced march to Indian Territory. This painting reflects how one artist imagined the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Robert Lindneux (1871–1970).
SHADOW OF THE OWL In the winter of 1838-39 the cruelty of the Trail of Tears was forced on the Cherokee People. Forced to walk more than 850 miles a full quarter of the Cherokee Nation, over 4000 people died in the freezing cold. by John Guthrie