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  • Animals Behaving Badlyby Linda Lombardi

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 11.99

    There's a lot that animals don't want you to know, and the better their public image, the worse their secrets are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, of course, our own dogs, who eat our money, set our houses on fire, and in more than one case, actually shoot their owners with guns. Animals Behaving Badly shows that animals... more...

  • Chaserby John W Pilley; Hilary Hinzmann

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.88

    Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorised the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 90.00

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

  • Animal Communication Networksby P. K. McGregor

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 166.00

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

  • Geographic Variation in Behaviorby Susan A. Foster; John A. Endler

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 239.99

    Explores the evolution of geographic variation in behaviour within species. This volume summarizes advances in the field, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches, and gives an overview of this area. It also brings together evidence that behaviour varies geographically, and looks at some of the richness in phenomena. more...

  • Parasites and the Behavior of Animalsby Janice Moore

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 52.99

    This volume presents ecological consequences and evolutionary mechanisms that may be associated with behavioural alterations in parasitized hosts. Alterations may result from natural selection favouring the host or parasite, or side-effects caused by physiological changes associated with symbiosis. more...

  • Stereotypic Animal Behaviourby G. Mason; J. Rushen

    CABI 2006; US$ 75.00

    Abnormal behaviour patterns, from the jumping and somersaulting of caged laboratory mice to the pacing of enclosed 'big cats', are displayed by many millions of farm, zoo, research and companion animals. Including new chapters and over 30 contributors, this book focuses on the causation and treatment of these environment-induced stereotypic behaviours,... more...

  • Migration of Organismsby Ashraf M.T. Elewa

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 149.00

    Presents a collection of topics, which explains the migration of organisms through many examples of different groups of marine and non-marine organisms, ranging from micro-invertebrates to large vertebrates (mammals), and focusing on several aspects that are not collected together. more...

  • DK Readers L1: Animal Hide and Seekby Penny Smith

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 3.99

    DK Readers allow beginning readers to progress from easy-to-follow stories with simple sentences and word repetition to more sophisticated storylines, sentence structure, and new vocabulary. Part of the multistage reading program with five graduated levels Stunning photographs and engaging, age appropriate stories more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Jay S. Roseblatt; Robert A. Hinde; Evelyn Shaw

    Elsevier Science 1978; US$ 72.95

    ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF BEHAVIOR VOL 8 more...