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  • Migrationby Hugh Dingle

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19

    Migration is one of the most fascinating and dramatic of all animal behaviors. Historically, however, the study of migration has been fragmented, with ornithologists, entomologists, and marine biologists paying little attention to work outside their own fields. This treatment of the subject shows how comparisons across taxa can in fact illuminate migratory... more...

  • The Behavioural Ecology of Parasitesby E.E. Lewis; J.F. Campbell; M.V.K. Sukhdeo

    CABI 2002; US$ 145.00

    Written by leading authorities from the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zeland, this book shows how parasites have evolved numerous complex and fascinating ways of interacting with their hosts. It covers ecology, behavioural biology, as well as the more applied aspects of parasitology. more...

  • The Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Floweringby B.R. Jordan

    CABI 2006; US$ 140.00

    Provides an overview of the molecular mechanisms associated with flowering. This book explores three main themes: the external and internal regulation of flowering, floral development, and fertilisation and gametophyte development, and also includes chapters on the evolution of flowers, floral senescence and apomixis. more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Peter J.B. Slater; Jay S. Rosenblatt; Charles T. Snowdon; Timothy J. Roper

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 160.00

    Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 30 continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Focusing on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communications in these dense fields. The aim of Advances... more...

  • Dark Banquetby Bill Schutt

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 15.00

    For centuries, blood feeders have inhabited our nightmares and horror stories, as well as the shadowy realms of scientific knowledge. In Dark Banquet, zoologist Bill Schutt takes readers on an entertaining voyage into the world of some of nature?s strangest creatures?the sanguivores. Using a sharp eye and mordant wit, Schutt makes a remarkably persuasive... more...

  • Pleasurable Kingdomby J. Balcombe

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2006; US$ 24.95

    Animal behaviour expert, Dr Jonathan Balcombe, combines rigorous evidence, elegant argument and amusing anecdotes to show that that animals, like humans, enjoy themselves. It debunks the popular perception that life for most is a continuous struggle for survival and suggests that creatures feel good thanks to play, sex, food, comfort and more. more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Jay S. Rosenblatt; Colin Beer; Marie-Claire Busnel

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

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  • Orientation and Navigation in Vertebratesby Andrii Rozhok

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 185.07

    This book reviews all major models and hypotheses concerning the mechanisms supposed to underlie the process of navigation in vertebrates. It covers data on all major model groups of vertebrates studied in the context of animal navigation. more...

  • A Cup of Comfort for Cat Loversby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 9.95 US$ 8.16

    You know much joy your furry friend adds to your life and in this stunning new collection you'll find fifty more cats that will steal your heart-one meow at a time. From a wayward Calico that rescues his family from a deadly snake to a sophisticated Siamese that helps to heal her ailing owner, A Cup of Comfort for Cat Lovers celebrates the courage,... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby H. Jane Brockmann; Timothy J. Roper; Marc Naguib; Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards; Chris Barnard; John Mitani

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 160.00

    Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and... more...