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  • Falling for Eliby Nancy Shulins

    Da Capo Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    In the vein of Chosen by a Horse , one woman?s true story of devastating loss and the care and love of a temperamental Thoroughbred that brought them both back to life   more...

  • Tinbergen?s Legacy in Behaviour: Sixty Years of Landmark Stickleback Papersby Frank von Hippel

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This book traces important scientific advances in ethology, evolutionary biology, ecology, ecotoxicology and developmental genetics made possible through the stickleback model via a selection of key papers published in the first 60 years of Behaviour along with commentary and retrospective essays. more...

  • My Natural Historyby Simon Barnes

    Short Books 2011; US$ 13.11

    “The animal kingdom came to my rescue. It always has done. I suspect it always will. It rescued me at Sunnyhill Primary School, it rescued me in my adolescence, it has rescued me over and over again throughout my adult life.? In My Natural History Simon Barnes, like a modern-day Gerald Durrell, weaves together the story of his life via the animals... more...

  • Animal Behaviourby Reena Mathur

    Rastogi Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    Ethology is the study of animal behaviour and it is one of the recent branches of Zoology. Initially it was studied by non professionals, generally by nature lovers, only for past few decades it has drawn attention of scientists. more...

  • Animal Wiseby Virginia Morell

    Old Street Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57

    Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled, and chimps mourn? That some dogs have 1000-word vocabularies and that birds practise songs in their sleep? That crows improvise tools and moths remember living as caterpillars? Animal Wise takes the reader on an exhilarating, eye-opening journey into the hearts and minds... more...

  • The Story of Colchester Zooby S C Kershaw

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    Colchester Zoo is one of the finest zoos in Britain. Yet, unlike almost every other major zoo in the country, its story has never been told. Now, the forgotten figures of Frank and Helena Farrar are brought to life in this highly readable book which shows how they founded Colchester Zoo in the 1960s. The story is told of how their domestic life with... more...

  • Social Learningby William Hoppitt; Kevin N. Laland

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 49.50

    Many animals, including humans, acquire valuable skills and knowledge by copying others. Scientists refer to this as social learning. It is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of behavioral research and sits at the interface of many academic disciplines, including biology, experimental psychology, economics, and cognitive neuroscience.... more...

  • The Animals' Winter Sleepby Lynda Graham-Barber; Nancy Carol Willis

    Birdsong Books 2008; US$ 6.99

    Taking nonfiction into the realm of bedtime read-to-me stories, this rich, melodic text paired with detailed color pencil illustrations describes how 13 North American animal species—such as black bear, ermine,  pileated woodpecker, porcupine, river otter, and ruffed grouse—survive harsh winter snows snug inside their dens, nests, burrows, and lodges.... more...

  • Structural Colors in the Realm of Natureby Shuichi Kinoshita

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 189.00

    Structural colorations originate from self-organized microstructures, which interact with light in a complex way to produce brilliant colors seen everywhere in nature. Research in this field is extremely new and has been rapidly growing in the last 10 years, because the elaborate structures created in nature can now be fabricated through various types... more...

  • Vertebrate Mating Systems (B)by Marco Apollonio; Marco Festa-Bianchet; Danilo Mainardi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 194.00

    This book reviews the relationship of mating systems with other aspects of vertebrate biology. It presents many stimulating new perspectives and ideas on mating systems studies. While many of the authors present some of their own research, in all cases they underline the general relevance of their work and speculate on future directions of scientific... more...