France Inter
France Inter

Des animaux pharmaciens et médecins

Articles scientifiques :

Shurkin J. News feature: Animals that self-medicate . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 2014, 111:17339-41.

Fruth B, Ikombe N, Matshimba G, et coll. New evidence for self-medication in bonobos : Manniophyton fulvum leaf- and stemstrip-swallowing from LuiKotale, Salonga Ntional Park, DR Congo. American Journal of Primatology  2014, 76:146-58.


Brütsch T, Chapuisat M. Wood ants protect their brood with tree resin . Animal Behaviour 2014, 93:157-61.

de Roode J, Lefèvre T, Hunter M. Self-medication in animals . Science 2013, 340:150-1.

Tragust S, Miteregger B, Barone V,et coll. Ants disinfect fungus-exposed brood by oral uptake and spread of their poison . Current Biology 2013, 23:76-82.

Simone-Fonstrom M, Spivak M. Increased resin collection after parasite challenge: A case of self-medication in honey bees? PLos One 2012, 7:e34601, pp1-7.

Singer M, Mace K, Bernays E.Self-medication as adaptive plasticity: Increased ingestion of plant toxins by parasitized caterpillars .PLos One 2009, 4:e4796, pp1-8.

Rodriguez E, Wrangham R. Zoopharmacognosy: The use of medicinal plants by animals . Phytochemical Potential of Tropical Plants , 1993, 27:89-105.

Wrangham R, Nishida T. Aspilia : A puzzle in the feeding behaviour of chimpanzees . Primates 1983, 24:276-82.

Autre publication:

Dossier n°86 Pour la Science , janvier - mars 2015. Nos cousins les grands singes .

Agenda :

Exposition « Sur la piste des Grands Singes » , à la Grande Galerie de l’Évolution du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Jardin des Plantes, Paris, du 11 février au 21 mars 2015.

Tout le programme de « La saison des Grands Singes » :


Christophe Imbert
Christophe Mager
Jean-Baptiste Audibert
Programmation musicale
Jean Claude Ameisen