Frans de Waal

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.

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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.