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Animal behavior

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  • Animal Communication Networksby P. K. McGregor

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 180.00 US$ 147.60

    This book is about how and why animals communicate, covering several different animal groups and types of signal. more...

  • 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...

  • Essential Animal Behaviorby Graham Scott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 93.95 US$ 81.42

    Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction to all areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiological control of behavior to the learning, development, and function of behavior in an evolutionary context. Social behaviour is also covered throughout the text. Written in a concise and engaging style, this new book: includes... more...

  • Evolution of Animal Behaviorby Matthew H. Nitecki; Jennifer A. Kitchell

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    This volume highlights current research in the field of animal behavior, with an emphasis on evolutionary perspectives. The contributors represent paleontological, field, and experimental approaches. They focus on a series of studies that confront wide-ranging issues, including sexual selection, mate choice, differential parental investment, apparent... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...