Mama's Last Hug

Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Recommended by Yuval Noah Harari, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #19 in Animal Behavior, Ranked #54 in Zoologysee more rankings.

New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and human emotions.

Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama’s Last Hug delivers a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals.

Mama’s Last Hug begins with the death of Mama, a chimpanzee matriarch who formed a deep bond with biologist Jan van...

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Yuval Noah Harari HistorianA captivating and big-hearted book, full of compassion and brimming with insights about the lives of animals, including human ones. (Source)

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