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  • Infanticide by Males and its Implicationsby Carel P. van Schaik; Charles H. Janson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 72.00

    Analysis of impact of infanticide on social organization and reproductive behavior in primates including humans. more...

  • The Tinbergen Legacyby T.R. Halliday; Richard Dawkins

    Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available

    RICHARD DAWKINS A conference with the title 'The Tinbergen Legacy' was held in Oxford on 20th March, 1990. Over 120 of Niko Tinbergen's friends, family, colleagues, former students and people who had never met him in person converged at Oxford for what turned out to be a memorable day. To reflect the rather special atmosphere of the conference, we... more...

  • Essential Animal Behaviorby Graham Scott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 93.95

    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: ... more...

  • Animal Communication Networksby P. K. McGregor

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 180.00

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

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

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 169.99

    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...

  • Migrationby Hugh Dingle

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 119.99

    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...

  • 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...