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  • 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...

  • What's Eating You?by Eugene H. Kaplan

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    In What's Eating You? Eugene Kaplan recounts the true and harrowing tales of his adventures with parasites, and in the process introduces readers to the intimately interwoven lives of host and parasite. Kaplan has spent his life traveling the globe exploring oceans and jungles, and incidentally acquiring parasites in his gut. Here, he leads readers... more...

  • Gathering Information from Otoliths of Tropical Fishesby Bridget Green; Bruce Mapstone; Gary Carlos; Gavin Begg

    Springer 2009; US$ 319.00

    Techniques and theory for processing otoliths from tropical marine fish have developed only recently due to an historic misconception that these organisms could not be aged. Otoliths are the most commonly used structures from which daily, seasonal or annual records of a fish's environmental history are inferred, and are also used as indicators... more...

  • The Place in the Forestby R.D. Lawrence

    Dundurn 1998; US$ 9.99

    On a patch of Ontario wilderness that soon came to be known as "The Place," R.D. Lawrence and his wife built a cabin and studied the ways of the wild. 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...

  • 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...

  • Current Concepts in Parasitologyby Ronald C. Ko

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1989; US$ 44.00

    There are twelve chapters in this book. The subjects discussed include the mechanisms of eosinophilia in parasitic infections, piscine immunity to protozoan diseases, survival strategies of trichuroid nematodes, sero-diagnosis, purine and pyrimidine biosynthesis, metabolism as targets for antiparasitic chemotherapy, ecology of marine parasites, transmission... more...

  • Lots of Spotsby Lois Ehlert; Lois Ehlert

    Beach Lane Books 2011; US$ 17.99

    Caldecott Honor artist Lois Ehlert invokes birds and beasts from all walks of the animal kingdom in this collection of fun, clever, and witty poems. Beautifully illustrated in Lois?s signature bold and bright collage style, this exploration of camouflage and adornment will both illuminate and delight. more...

  • ZooBorns!by Andrew Bleiman; Chris Eastland

    Beach Lane Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    A Classic Board Book edition of the bestselling and irresistible ZooBorns ! Pulled from the pages of the wildly popular ZooBorns blog, this board book presents the most charming critters ever: baby animals, ranging from the adorable to the zany! Featuring full-color photographs on every page and a cozy text perfect for reading aloud, this book... more...

  • Avoiding Attackby Graeme D. Ruxton; Tom N. Sherratt; Michael P. Speed

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 98.99

    This book discusses the diversity of mechanisms by which prey avoid attack by predators and explores how such defensive mechanisms have evolved through natural selection. It considers how potential prey avoid detection, how they make themselves unprofitable to attack, how they signal their unprofitability, and how other species have exploited these... more...