Frans de Waal

Frans de Waal, born 1947 in Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, and is a biologist and primatologist. Some of his best known books include “The Age of Empathy”  and “Mama's Last Hug”. De Waal lives in Atlanta, USA.

Articles by this author

The hunters and the hunted (Issue II/2021)

“Humans think that animals are slaves to their emotions”

Behavioural scientist Frans de Waal talks about emotional animals and how we humans have become alienated from nature. A conversation.