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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
Research into the lives of animals in their natural environments has revealed a rich tapestry of complex social relationships and previously unsuspected social and mating systems. The evolution of this behavior is increasingly well understood. At the same time, laboratory scientists have made significant discoveries about how steroid and peptide hormones... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
How can we make better sense of animal behavior by using what we know about the brain? This is the first book that attempts to answer this important question by applying neural network theory. Scientists create Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to make models of the brain. These networks mimic the architecture of a nervous system by connecting elementary... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 62.95
The past decade has seen a profound change in the scientific understanding of reproduction. The traditional view of reproduction as a joint venture undertaken by two individuals, aimed at replicating their common genome, is being challenged by a growing body of evidence showing that the evolutionary interests of interacting males and females diverge.... more...
- Summersdale 2013; US$ 7.99
Discover some of the world's fluffiest and cutest animals in this collection Pocket-sized gophers, fuzzy finger-monkeys, and cuddly koalas are just a few of the cute and loveable creatures you'll find in this book. From the teeniest to the fluffiest, this collection of the world's cutest animals contains lavish photographs, interesting facts, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 20.95
Animal Cognition looks at how non-human animals process information from their environment. Nick Lund has written an accessible and engaging account of this area of comparative psychology. The book contains chapters on animal navigation (including homing behaviour and migration), animal communication methods and research into animal language, and... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2013; US$ 10.00
Wildlife photographer Graeme Mackay provides beautiful photos of waterfowl to inspire artists from beginner to advanced stage to create their own art works. Work from outlines or download free full size high resolution images for printing off onto paper or canvas. Fun for lovers of Nature, young and old! more...
- Nosy Crow 2013; US$ 7.28
When Great-Uncle Horace brings back lost and homeless animals from his travels around the globe, it falls to Zoe, and her mum the zoo vet, to settle them into their new home. She?s good at this, because she can understand what they say and talk to them, too. But that?s a secret! In the third book in the series, panda twins arrive at the zoo. How will... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This book presents the fundamental theory for non-standard diffusion problems in movement ecology. LĂ©vy processes and anomalous diffusion have shown to be both powerful and useful tools for qualitatively and quantitatively describing a wide variety of spatial population ecological phenomena and dynamics, such as invasion fronts and search strategies.... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 14.99
Charles G.D. Roberts was a distinguished poet and novelist whose claim to fame rests on a series of very popular animal stories. Although not a professional naturalist, Roberts based his stories on observations made during time spent in natural surroundings, experiences that began with his boyhood in New Brunswick. more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
Records of parasitism in crocodilians date back to the early 1800s, distributed among various types of published and unpublished materials. Analyzing parasite-host specificity, geographic distribution, and taxonomy can provide otherwise cryptic details about crocodilian ecology and evolution, as well as their local food web dynamics. This information... more...