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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Video of the Week - Profound Life Lessons from Animals

Welcome to the CCM Video of the Week.
In past weeks, we have watched J.K. Rowling speak about the benefits of failure as well as seen first hand, the methamphetamine drug epidemic in the United States.

This week, what life lessons can we learn from animals?

First off, there is this very interesting TED Talk that National Geographic's Beverly and Derek Joubert gave back in 2010.

Titled Life Lessons from Big Cats, it is a captivating talk with footage from the wild where we learn a lot about some cats viz: lions, leopard, cheetah and the other animals they coexist with.

In the video above, the elephant simply refuses to give up. Back in 2012, a post on The Walkabout titled Stop Hoping, Start Dying was predicated on the video above.
And if you think refusing to give up and die is an easy or natural thing for an elephant to do, how about escaping from a crocodile's jaws? You  may think this is impossible, but this monkey actually did it:

What other life lessons can we learn by observing the animals around us?
Share with us in the comments below.