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Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

CURRENTLY PRE-ORDER

RELEASED November 15

€22

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Pet Parents

"Life starts from an egg. This is what all animals have in common, from invertebrates to mammals, including birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles. However, each species develops its own parental behaviors and in this area animals show surprising creativity! Cockroaches “nurse” their young, frogs grow their tadpoles in marsupial pouches while birds build nests whose complexity borders on a work of art. As for kangaroos, they are capable of pausing the development of an embryo for several months"

Raymond Nowak recounts all the stages of parenthood: mating, pregnancy, laying eggs or birth. Then come education, care for the little ones and possible separation. Parenting is not always synonymous with affection, but often with sacrifice, because the goal to be achieved is clear: to perpetuate one's descendants. »

Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

CURRENTLY PRE-ORDER

RELEASED November 15

€22

Animal Parents.jpg

Pet Parents

"Life starts from an egg. This is what all animals have in common, from invertebrates to mammals, including birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles. However, each species develops its own parental behaviors and in this area animals show surprising creativity! Cockroaches “nurse” their young, frogs grow their tadpoles in marsupial pouches while birds build nests whose complexity borders on a work of art. As for kangaroos, they are capable of pausing the development of an embryo for several months"

Raymond Nowak recounts all the stages of parenthood: mating, pregnancy, laying eggs or birth. Then come education, care for the little ones and possible separation. Parenting is not always synonymous with affection, but often with sacrifice, because the goal to be achieved is clear: to perpetuate one's descendants. »

Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

AVAILABLE 04/10/23

€18

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in the head of a horse

"An emblematic and fascinating animal, the horse maintains an ancestral relationship with humans. To better understand it, Léa Lansade immerses us in equine thoughts. Through the experiments she has carried out, she demonstrates how it transmits its emotions through his facial expressions, describes his great sensitivity, teaches us to test his personality and reveals his surprising cognitive abilities. At a time when animal well-being is at the heart of concerns, knowing his fundamental needs or identifying his signals of fear and joy becomes essential. This is what the author offers in this book, as original as it is fascinating!”

Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

CURRENTLY IN BOOKSTORE

€19.90 - 256 pages

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in the skin of a dinosaur

"Every viewer of Jurassic Park knows it: raptors hunt in packs, open doors with their little legs and set deadly traps; tyrannosaurs have no sense of smell but pick up the slightest movement.


Do these capabilities correspond to reality? Thanks to the most recent scientific discoveries, we find ourselves in the shoes of the dinosaurs. How did they see, what did they smell, what did they hear? Were they stupid or smart like monkeys? Did they feel pain? Did they live alone or in groups? For the first time, a paleontologist has brought back to life these creatures that have been extinct for 66 million years.

As a bonus, discover them in augmented reality!”

Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

CURRENTLY IN

LIBRARY

€18 - 256 pages

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what do bees think about

And suddenly you are in the head of a bee...

 

Have you ever observed a bee? Closely, attentively, without disturbing her? You may have wondered what was going on in his head. Was she afraid? Did she even notice you? Like us, insects have brains. But, unlike ours, it is tiny. So what can it be used for? Are insects intelligent? Do they have a conscience? A creative sense? Do they feel emotions?

 

Through a thousand discoveries, anecdotes and reflections on bees and insects in general, Mathieu Lihoreau reveals the fascinating cognitive capacities of these miniature creatures. Overturning what we thought about them, this book encourages respect for the infinitely small, which is only as small as its size!

“The work of Mathieu Lihoreau on the intelligence of insects seems inexhaustible”

The express

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Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

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€18 - 256 pages

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All genders

are in nature

"Sex is a strange affair. Between the hermaphroditism of the earthworm, the homosexual embraces of lions and the transsexuality of sea bream, nature presents a multitude of sexualities. Some embrace without penetration while others sport penises For both, heterosexuality is far from being the rule.

 

But what do the masturbation of macaques or the sexual inconstancy of dolphins tell us? That it is not procreation that guides the animal in taking action but the search for pleasure.

 

In this universe where sexualities become distorted and tangled, Thierry Lodé reveals the true role of sex which is nothing less than the engine of evolution, the one that makes biodiversity possible.

The world of books

“Animal sexuality is a Pandora’s box”

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€18 - 256 pages

Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

the wolf,

this unloved one who us looks like

“The image of the cruel and bloodthirsty wolf has nourished our imagination for millennia. Undermining the frightening fable, science gives us a completely different portrait.

 

The wolf is not a solitary raider, it lives in a close-knit family, under the guardianship of a faithful couple, it raises its young in community and practices ecological hunting. He is altruistic, ardently defending the members of his pack.

In this essay, as passionate as it is solidly documented, the ethologist Pierre Jouventin recalls that Man formed an alliance in the Neolithic with the ancestor of the dog, which changed his own destiny.

It’s time to put an end to the myth of the Big Bad Wolf!”

“Pierre Jouventin speaks out against the fate of the predator in France”

Le Figaro

the beast in us

It is there, lurking within us. We silence it, stifle it, execrate it. The “beast in us” brings us back to instinct, the uncontrollable, the immoral. Moving away from it reassures us about our place in the universe.

How did we come to think of our animality in opposition to our humanity? Does this reasoning have scientific reality? Are humans so different from animals? Does he have a special intelligence? Is he alone to laugh, to love, to cry? To have morals, to make war? 

Through the fascinating discoveries made by ethologists, anthropologists and archaeologists, this book deciphers our behaviors in terms of their animal roots. By deconstructing many beliefs, our animality becomes this “formidable and profound alphabet”, which Victor Hugo described so beautifully.

Enough to profoundly change our view of the kingdom of beasts of which we are a part...

“A salutary work written with an alert pen.”

Curious Live

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Press Officer

Lola Schidler

lola.schidler@humensis.com

01 55 42 84 79

CURRENTLY

IN BOOKSTORE

€18 - 256 pages

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