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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
It is widely known that such Western institutions as the museum, the university, and the penitentiary shaped Japan?s emergence as a modern nation-state. Less commonly recognized is the role played by the distinctly hybrid institution?at once museum, laboratory, and prison?of the zoological garden. In this eye-opening study of Japan?s first modern... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2010; US$ 18.95
This full-color book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in learning how to track animals and read their signs. It offers an introduction on the principals of tracking and reading sign by looking at tracks, prints, gaits, scats, scents, and animal behaviors. It provides the reader with tracking and stalking techniques such as cold hunting,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental experiences of animals as they behave in their natural environment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00
Prepared as a tribute to Donald A. Riley, the essays that appear here are representative of a research area that has loosely been classified as animal cognition -- a categorization that reflects a functionalist philosophy that was prevalent in Riley's laboratory and that many of his students absorbed. According to this philosophy, it is acceptable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
Originally published in 1953, this is a classic study in animal behaviour, drawing on the author?s own extraordinary studies of insects, fish, and birds, as well as on the literature. The concept ?community? is taken in its widest sense to include all types of association of individuals, not only flocks and herds, but also the family, the pair, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 239.99
Explores the evolution of geographic variation in behaviour within species. This volume summarizes advances in the field, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches, and gives an overview of this area. It also brings together evidence that behaviour varies geographically, and looks at some of the richness in phenomena. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 52.99
This volume presents ecological consequences and evolutionary mechanisms that may be associated with behavioural alterations in parasitized hosts. Alterations may result from natural selection favouring the host or parasite, or side-effects caused by physiological changes associated with symbiosis. more...