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Animal behavior

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  • Complete Trackerby Len McDougall

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 18.99

    A thorough guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North America's wildlife, with more than 150 line drawings showing tracks of 60 different species. more...

  • Animal Behaviorby John Byers

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 7.99

    Why do birds have regional accents? Can horses learn math? What do animals without eyes see? Questions such as these have fascinated scientists and animal lovers alike long before ethology the study of animal behavior became recognized as a science in the 1970s. Now, as issues of conservation and welfare dominate the field, an understanding of how... more...

  • Foxby Jim Crumley

    Saraband 2014; US$ 9.99

    "An utter delight" Jennifer Tetlow. Renowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with some of Britain’s most iconic and loved animals - here, the fox. ?The Encounters in the Wild series not only offers insights into their extraordinary lives, but also considers the conservation efforts to protect them and how the future looks for these... more...

  • Instinctive Livingby Theodore Savory; J. F. Harris; G. Kerkut; E. W. Yemm

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Instinctive Living: A Study of Invertebrate Behaviour discusses the behaviors of some invertebrate animals. The book is divided into nine chapters; the first two chapters discuss the active invertebrate and environment. Then, the text elaborates on the movement, kineses, and taxes of these animals, as well as their responses to stimuli. These mechanisms... more...

  • Mechanisms of Animal Discrimination Learningby N. S. Sutherland; N. J. Mackintosh

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Mechanisms of Animal Discrimination Learning provides a review of the field of animal discrimination learning, with discussions into other areas such as generalization, partial reinforcement, and some aspects of comparative psychology. This book elaborates the origins of continuity-noncontinuity controversy, analysis of attentional learning, Lashley... more...

  • Color Change Mechanisms of Cold-Blooded Vertebratesby H. Waring

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Color Change Mechanisms of Cold-Blooded Vertebrates focuses on color change in vertebrates and its relation to endocrine control. The book first tackles physiological color changes in amphibians, elasmobranchs, teleosts, and cyclostomes. Topics include description of responses, nonvisual response, criticisms of the two-hormone hypothesis as applied... more...

  • Animal Memoryby Werner K. Honig; P. H. R. James

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Animal Memory is based on the proceedings of a symposium held at Dalhousie University in the summer of 1969. Each of the seven chapters provide broad coverage of the topic with which it is concerned, and the experimental work reported is representative of the most significant developments in the field. The book includes two studies on associative... more...

  • The R.D. Lawrence Libraryby R.D. Lawrence; Max Finkelstein

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 28.99

    Three books by master nature writer R.D. Lawrence are collected here, bringing to life with affection and accuracy the wildlife around his northern Canadian home. more...

  • Time in Animal Behaviourby M. Richelle; H. Lejeune; D. Defays; P. Greenwood; F. Macar; H. Mantanus

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A systematic presentation of the methods, facts and theoretical hypothesis concerning temporal regulation of behaviour and time estimation in animals is given. more...

  • On the Wingby David E. Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    On the Wing is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the evolution of flight in all four groups of powered flyers: insects, pterosaurs, birds and bats. David Alexander describes and evaluates both traditional and modern wing-origin theories in light of new fossil and genetic evidence. more...