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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby John C. Mitani; H. Jane Brockmann; Timothy J. Roper; Marc Naguib; Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards

    Elsevier Science 2010; 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 volume makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...