BBC Earth

Episode 1


Episode 1Episode 1

For centuries it was thought that animals did not share the same emotions as us, but new science is starting to change that view. Liz Bonnin sets out to explore the complex and diverse relationships that animals have and asks whether animals love.

She starts by travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to meet one of our closest animal relatives, bonobos, who seem to have found the secret of long-lasting successful relationships.