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  • Animal Cognition and Behaviorby R.L. Mellgren

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 114.00

    Contributed chapters by psychologists and behavioral biologists provide a broad coverage of animal behavior, and governing brain processes. Topics covered include: foraging behavior and strategies, economics and psychology, memory of events and space, time perception, expectancies, food preferences and diet selection, behavior variability and the concept... more...

  • Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammalsby Marc Naguib; Vincent Janik; Nicola Clayton; Klaus Zuberbuhler

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 149.00

    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 thematic volume, Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals, makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas... more...

  • Narrow Roads of Gene Land, 3by W. D. Hamilton; Mark Ridley

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 98.99

    W. D. Hamilton (1936-2000) has been described by Richard Dawkins as 'a good candidate for the title of most distinguished Darwinian since Darwin'. His work on evolutionary biology continues to influence scientists working across a wide variety of disciplines, including evolution, population genetics, animal behaviour, genetics, anthropology,... 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...

  • ZooBornsby Andrew Bleiman; Chris Eastland

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 11.99

    From aardvarks to zebras, ZooBorns showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. Featuring fascinating animal facts and background stories on each pictured baby, ZooBorns illustrates the connections between zoo births and conservation initiatives in the wild for animal lovers of all ages. 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...