Can animals really commit suicide?
I do witness animals who suffered from depression, but do animals possess the capacity to commit suicide?
In 2009 a group of False Killer Whales washed up on shore in a small South African town. The strange thing is when the whales where pushed back in to the water they immediately swam back to shore again, beaching themselves.This happened so many times, the animals eventually had to be euthanized.
Since the times of Aristotle there have been reports of marine animals beaching or stranding themselves purposely.
Some people believe it is man made pollution and or sonar messing with these creatures built in GPS so they accidentally beach themselves .
Others believe these animals have given up on life, maybe dew to the loss of their pod matriarch, or maybe even lack of food to sub-stain their entire pod so they die together instead of dying one by one.
I guess it is all speculation. It depends on how you interpret the evidence.
There are various other theories on why pilot whales beach themselves. They are mammals, and if they are sick they won't want to sink into the ocean. They also follow one sick high-ranking member of their pod. Other proposals suggest sonar issues.
That's interesting and sad if you can put yourself in the perspective of the whale
Imagine the thought of being too sick to swim and just slowly sinking to the bottom of the ocean until you either die or are eaten by something scary!
by seanorjohn 5 years ago
Of course I won't but how would you react to someone who threatens to do this. Someone I know, fairly well, committed suicide this year. He had money worries and I feel really guilty that I did not take up his offer of carpentry work from a flier he put through my letterbox. I didn't know he was in...
by ngureco 2 years ago
Why Would One Want To Commit Suicide Without Leaving A Suicide Note?
by krisingreen 12 months ago
Do you agree that suicide should be accepted as a personal choice?Everyone has the right to their own body, right? So if a person (yes, depressed for a really long time) wanted to commit suicide because he really wanted to, would that make a difference compared to someone who simply want to commit...
by sweety4you 8 years ago
Can animals commit suicide?
by paarsurrey 7 years ago
Hi friendsJesus was a servant of the Creator –God Allah YHWH; he valued his life bestowed on him by the Creator –God Allah YHWH. He did not commit a suicide and did not willingly get hanged on the Cross for a cursed or sinful death. Jews did cause him forcibly put him on the Cross but they...
by snagerries 8 years ago
if you commit suicide will you be sent to hell or will God show mercy and grace to you?
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