The pain of loosing a partner is felt by everything from human beings to animals. Also animals feel the pain of losing its partner. But their is on animals that after losing its partner it also commits suicide.
The animal is called Dik - dik and they are the smallest species of Antelopes that are commonly found in the bushlands of East and Southern Africa. Dik-diks run very fast and they have high speed of running from its predators and they have a sharp ear for listening and they have small eyes but they can see very far.
In Kenya, Dik-diks are mostly found in Tsavo national park. They always walk in groups of two that is one female and a male. The two start a family and when their offsprings come to age they are chased away to fend for themselves.
Dik-diks have a bond that cannot be broken easily apart from death. They live a loyal life together until one partner dies and the other is left.The one left will experience loneliness and sadness to an extent that he or she will commit suicide so as to stop having those feelings.
They do not commit suicide in many ways just by killing themselves mostly they will decide to give itself to predators to eat it up. They do this just by not struggling to run away but they make it easy for the predators to catch them.
There is also another way they kill themselves by jumping off a clip to end their lives so that they can die and follow their dead partner. They have a short span life as they only live as little as four years estimate.
What do you think about the behaviour of the Dik dik? Please comment, share and follow for more updates. Thank you.
Content created and supplied by: Carolkerry (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More