Apr 27, 2014 — A monkey falls from a tree in Brazil; her male partner offers comfort as she dies. Anthropologist Barbara King says a new paper detailing the incident opens our eyes to the reality of animal emotions.
Apr 25, 2013 — A performance of Mozart's Requiem has commentator Barbara J. King thinking about the ways humans grieve. Of all species on Earth, we alone mourn across time and space for people we have never met.
Apr 11, 2013 — When animals die, their close relatives and friends may be plunged into mourning. Commentator Barbara J. King writes about animal grief in her new book, citing examples seen in animals large and small. She finds solace in the knowledge that humans are not the only animals who feel loss.