How Much Pet TLC Is Too Much?
Let’s call them man’s breast friend. In the Brazilian Amazon, the isolated Awá Guajá tribe are just 400 strong and rely on the rainforest’s natural resources and critters to survive. Women of the community — which reveres pets as sacred — are known for breastfeeding these animals, including baby monkeys and piglets, to ensure they reach adulthood. But as logging increasingly encroaches on the forest, both the Awá Guajá and their beloved pets face destruction of their habitat, which could eventually end their way of life.