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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 182.37
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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 119.00
Contributed chapters by psychologists and behavioral biologists provide a broad coverage of animal behavior, and governing brain processes. Topics covered include: foraging behavior and strategies, economics and psychology, memory of events and space, time perception, expectancies, food preferences and diet selection, behavior variability and the concept... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.98
A Step-by-Step Program for Communicating With Your Animals The human/animal spiritual connection is a powerful one. In this astounding guide, renowned animal communicator Carol Gurney draws upon fifteen years of successful communication with animals to offer animal lovers what they?ve always longed for: a simple, effective method for ?listening... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 38.00
Foraging is fundamental to animal survival and reproduction, yet it is much more than a simple matter of finding food; it is a biological imperative. Animals must find and consume resources to succeed, and they make extraordinary efforts to do so. For instance, pythons rarely eat, but when they do, their meals are large?as much as 60 percent... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 18.95
What can we learn from watching animals play? Dogs chase each other and wrestle. Cats pounce and bite. These animals may look like they are fighting, but if you pay close attention? as world-renowned biologist Marc Bekoff does?you can see they are playing and learning the rules of their games. In Animals at Play, Bekoff shows us how animals... more...