Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry
Emotions are nature’s first sentinel of well-being and of peril. In the many faces of nature, we find joy, surprise and grief, but can we truly believe what we see? Take a closer look at nature and catch a glimpse of the genesis of human emotions.
All animals require love and attention for their development and convey a full range of emotions – happiness, fear, anger and empathy. It is clear – emotions are the key to survival. Animal behaviorists and wildlife filmmakers take us on a unique journey into the emotional world once thought exclusive to humans. Narrated by actress Sigourney Weaver, this remarkable film asks: “Is the human heart unique, or one among many?”