Hal Herzog – Why Humans Have Pets & Chimps Don’t

2016, Animals, Cultural Studies
Presented By: Hal Herzog

Have you ever wondered why we as humans have pets but all other animals don’t? Anthrozoologist Hal Herzog has some of the answers. In his talk, Hal breaks down the evolution of human pet keeping and suggests that it is due to cultural evolution that we keep pets, and not biological evolution. Watch this talk and learn why we love our cats and dogs more than we love our spouses!

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