Conferences and discussions around the cognitive, social, behavioral and empathic capacities characterizing the animal kingdom will allow the many expected visitors to learn more about the intelligence of animals. Appointment on 1 February in the 19th arrondissement in Paris.
The World Day of animal intelligence will have its 3rd edition in a month and a half. Organized at the initiative of Yolaine de la Bigne , founder of the Summer Animal School , as well as of the Animal and Human site , it aims to introduce the public to the results of the work and the latest advances in the field of individual and collective intelligence for our animal friends.
Faithful to Woopets news, you regularly have the opportunity to realize how intelligent animals are, capable of empathy and wisdom . Heroic deeds, interspecies friendships and other feats show every day that we continue to be amazed by the abilities of dogs, cats and other domestic and wild animals.
It is in this area that you’ll get to refuel lessons on Saturday, 1 February 2020 at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris (19th arrondissement), from 10h30 to 19h.
The World Day of Animal Intelligence will notably offer 4 highlights, with conferences led by specialists:
What talent my hen!
With the contribution of Hervé Husson , Philippe Rocher and Sébastien Moro , great references in the world of the hen and the rooster . They are respectively blogger, photographer and specialist in cognition in gallinacea.
It is Françoise Serre Collet , expert in the subject of snakes and amphibians , who will lead this conference on the intelligence of reptiles . What twists the neck to the clichés surrounding these formidable animals.
Collective intelligence: the great lesson of animals
Olivier Piazza is co-director of the DU Collective Intelligence at the University of Cergy-Pontoise , and co-initiator of the “ Collective Intelligence Houses ”. He will tell us about collective intelligence in animals.
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Whale songs, conference and concert
Make way for the world of silence, or almost, with the whales on which Pierre Lavagne de Castellan shines the spotlight and holds up a microphone. He is the head of the Shelton Whale Project and will discuss the songs of cetaceans , as well as the tracks to better understand their meanings and functions. He will also play the Shelton , an instrument he designed to communicate with humpback whales .
For more information on this event, visit the L’Animal & L’Homme website .