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  • Cognitive Ethologyby Carolyn A. Ristau; Peter Marler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental experiences of animals as they behave in their natural environment... more...

  • Animal Cognitionby H. L. Roitblat; H. S. Terrace; T. G. Bever

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Marc Naguib; John C. Mitani; Leigh W. Simmons; H. Jane Brockmann; Timothy J. Roper; Louise Barrett; Sue Healy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 153.00

    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...

  • Good Night Zooby Adam Gamble; Cooper Kelly

    Good Night Books 2011; US$ 4.99

    Adam Gamble is a writer, a photographer, and a publisher. He is the author of the Good Night Our World series, "In the Footsteps of Thoreau," ""and "A Public Betrayed." He lives in Dennis, Massachusetts. Cooper Kelly is a former art director for advertising agencies in New York and Paris and is currently a freelance illustrator. 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...

  • Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selectionby John Hunt; David J. Hosken

    Wiley 2014; US$ 132.50

    Sexual selection is recognized as being responsible for some of the most extravagant morphologies and behaviors in the natural world, as well as a driver of some of the most rapid evolution. While Charles Darwin’s theory is now a fundamental component of modern evolutionary biology, the impact of genotype-by-environment interactions on sexual... 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...

  • 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...