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  • Jim Hoadley, LPC

Compelling Reading: Mama's Last Hug

A video of a dying chimpanzee sharing a last goodbye with her long-time caretaker has been widely circulating on the internet. According to the author of the book, Mama's Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal asserts that this is a clear demonstration of the capacity for animals to express their own unique emotions.

THE BOOK The book is engaging, entertaining and provides a very interesting perspective, citing numerous scientific studies. It is a recommended resource.


The Author has also presented a Ted Talk:

Link to book:


See the complete list of resources here: - Austin Anger Management Resources

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