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Zoology

  • The Animals' Agendaby Marc Bekoff; Jessica Pierce

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    A compelling argument that the time has come to use what we know about the fascinating and diverse inner lives of other animals on their behalf Every day we are learning new and surprising facts about just how intelligent and emotional animals are?did you know rats like to play and laugh, and also display empathy, and the ears and noses of cows... more...

  • Enlightenment Travel and British Identitiesby Mary-Ann Constantine; Nigel Leask

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    ‘Enlightenment Travel and British Identities’ is the first-ever collection of essays devoted to the influential eighteenth-century travel-writer, antiquarian and naturalist, Thomas Pennant (1726-1798). Offering a truly multidisciplinary range of perspectives, it explores the complex networks of informants who helped Pennant undertake and... more...

  • Research in Protozoologyby Tze-Tuan Chen

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Research in Protozoology is the fourth volume of a series that covers the progress being made in protozoology. This book is comprised of four chapters and begins with a discussion of synchronized cell division in protozoa, including the species Tetrahymena pyriformes, Astasia longa, Plasmodium lophurae, Amoeba proteus and Acanthamoeba sp., and Physarum... more...

  • Gorilla Pathology and Healthby John E Cooper; Gordon Hull

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 125.00

    Gorilla Pathology and Health: With a Catalogue of Preserved Materials consists of two cross-referenced parts. The first, the book itself, is a review of pathological changes and tissue responses in gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla and G. beringei ), with an emphasis on free-living animals, but also with reference to those in captivity. The comparative... more...

  • The Otters? Taleby Simon Cooper

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 15.64

    Otters hold an almost unique place in the animal kingdom of the British Isles, being one of the very few creatures that give birth once every two years. They are the most secretive yet also the most popular mammals ? they are found in every county but are so rarely seen that they have been raised to mythical status. more...

  • The Curious Bird Lover?s Handbookby Niall Edworthy

    Transworld 2017; US$ 12.68

    You don't have to be a dedicated birdwatcher to be a bird lover. Millions of us love the sight and sound of them. And yet most of us know very little about their remarkable behaviour, incredible diversity and the story of their evolution. How do migrating birds know where to go? Are birds really descended from dinosaurs? How do birds have sex? ... more...

  • Climate Change and Human Responsesby Gregory G. Monks

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book contributes to the current discussion on climate change by presenting selected studies on the ways in which past human groups responded to climatic and environmental change. In particular, the chapters show how these responses are seen in the animal remains that people left behind in their occupation sites. Many of these bones represent... more...

  • Paléontologieby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de la paléontologie avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! La paléontologie, terme créé en 1834 par le zoologiste français Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville, a pour objet l'étude des êtres (ontologie) qui ont vécu à la surface du globe terrestre avant les temps actuels (palaios en grec signifie «ancien»). Ces êtres sont connus... more...

  • The Auditory System at the Cocktail Partyby John C. Middlebrooks; Jonathan Z. Simon; Arthur N. Popper; Richard R. Fay

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.74

    The Auditory System at the Cocktail Party is a rather whimsical title that points to the very serious challenge faced by listeners in most everyday environments: how to hear out sounds of interest amid a cacophony of competing sounds. The volume presents the mechanisms for bottom-up object formation and top-down object selection that the auditory... more...

  • Animal Movementby Mevin B. Hooten; Devin S. Johnson; Brett T. McClintock; Juan M. Morales

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 89.95

    The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given rise to a variety of statistical methods for characterizing... more...