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The man in the video had worked alongside the animals at the zoo for more than 25 years. Once he became terminally ill, his final wish was to say goodbye to his favorite animals: the giraffes.

The giraffes were thrilled to see their longtime friend.

With a few kisses and hugs, it wasn’t hard to tell that they knew exactly what was going on and didn’t want to say goodbye. A few days later, he passed away.

Watch this beautiful human-animal interaction. It’s okay, you can cry.


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Lauren Grose About the author:
Lauren is an Associate Content Editor at RARE. During her years at Bloomsburg University, she delved into modern media by creating a fashion column titled “Dear Bloom,” which ultimately became a YouTube series. Shortly after graduating, Lauren packed her bags and flew to Tokyo to explore the city’s culture and, ...Read more
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