The article WHEN ANIMALS MOURN, by Barbara J. King, has been recently published in Scientific American. Barbara is a professor of anthropology at the College of William and Mary. Her studies of monkeys and apes have led her to examine emotion and intelligence in a wide range of animal species.
Mounting evidence from species as diverse as cats and dolphins indicates that humans are not the only species that grieves over the loss of loved ones. This article features, among others, the experience had by researchers of the IDP while studying bottlenose dolphins in the Amvrakikos Gulf (see featured image on this post). To find out more read it here.