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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • My Natural Historyby Simon Barnes

    Short Books 2011; US$ 13.11

    “The animal kingdom came to my rescue. It always has done. I suspect it always will. It rescued me at Sunnyhill Primary School, it rescued me in my adolescence, it has rescued me over and over again throughout my adult life.? In My Natural History Simon Barnes, like a modern-day Gerald Durrell, weaves together the story of his life via the animals... more...

  • Progress in Parasitologyby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Parasites threaten the health of animals and humans alike. Especially in times of increasing globalization and global warming, parasites can enlarge their 'kingdom' by spreading. At the same time many of the existing medical products have become ineffective. As these products have been used for many decades, parasites have developed resistances,... more...

  • The Great Chain of Lifeby Joseph Wood Krutch

    University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    Originally published in 1956, The Great Chain of Life brings a humanist?s keen eye and ear to one of the great questions of the ages: ?What am I?? A scholar of literature and theater, toward the end of his career Joseph Wood Krutch turned to the study of the natural world. Bringing his keen intellect to bear on the places around him, Krutch crafted... more...

  • The Animals' Winter Sleepby Lynda Graham-Barber; Nancy Carol Willis

    Birdsong Books 2008; US$ 6.99

    Taking nonfiction into the realm of bedtime read-to-me stories, this rich, melodic text paired with detailed color pencil illustrations describes how 13 North American animal species—such as black bear, ermine,  pileated woodpecker, porcupine, river otter, and ruffed grouse—survive harsh winter snows snug inside their dens, nests, burrows, and lodges.... more...