These pictures were taken at the Hangzhou Zoo in China and shows a mouse
attacking a venomous snake to save another mouse. Although it did
not succeed in saving the other mouse, the move so amazed the zookeepers,
that the hero mouse was retrieved out of the cage not only because he was
brave, but also because he caused real damage to the expensive snake's
It can be argued that the following images only show a mouse
attacking a predator to save its own doomed skin, but could it
also be that this mouse is showing the very human emotions of
compassion, friendship, or possibly love?
It's a debate that could rage for ages. For now, I'll just
let you come to your own conclusions.