When Goldfish Spots Her Sick Friend Unable To Swim, She Helps Him Stay Alive

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Do fish show loyalty to one another? Do fish have feelings? We may never know the answers to those questions. But then again, we may have the answer in the video below. The owner of the two goldfish noticed the darker one was starting to have trouble moving around, but it was able to survive somehow.

He wasn’t sure how this was happening and decided to record some video to see if he could figure it out. Turns out that the other fish in the tank was helping! The experts are stumped too. Is the fish helping out of compassion? What other reason could there be? There is no benefit for the lighter colored fish helping at all – unless it is out of friendship and love.

 

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Jonathan Balcombe, from the Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy, said that this is just more evidence that fish can feel and think. Share away, people.