Frans de Waal  

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"CE Hoppius, a student of the great Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus, strongly believed that apes resembled people. In 1760, he published this picture of Anthropomorpha"--Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape (1997) by Frans de Waal

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Frans de Waal (1948 – 2024) was a Dutch primatologist and ethologist and author of numerous books including Chimpanzee Politics (1982) and Our Inner Ape (2005).

His research centered on primate social behavior, including conflict resolution, cooperation, inequity aversion, and food-sharing. He was a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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