Join Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society President and CEO Margo McKnight as she welcomes famed primatologist Frans de Waal to speak about animal emotions and how they relate to mans. This is an exclusve luncehon at the Palm Beach Zoo Tropical Safari Pavilion. Valet parking will be provided.
Franciscus Bernardus Maria "Frans" de Waal is a Dutch primatologist and ethologist. He is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Primate Behavior in the Department of Psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory, and author of numerous books including Chimpanzee Politics and Our Inner Ape. His research centers on primate social behavior, including conflict resolution, cooperation, inequity aversion, and food-sharing. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ticket package options include a VIP Experience with Premier Seating and an author meet-and-greet reception starting at 11 a.m.
The Palm Beach Zoo Leadership Lecture series is in its sixth year of bringing leaders in conservation to the Palm Beach area to discuss important topics impacting wildlife and the natural world.
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