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  • Foxby Jim Crumley

    Saraband 2014; US$ 6.99

    "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...

  • Fraser Bearby Maggie de Vries; Renne Benoit

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 10.95

    A true-to-life nature story for young readers, from the multi-award-winning creators of Tale of a Great White Fish . This moving, beautifully illustrated story follows a black bear cub?s life in the Pacific Northwest from his birth to his first salmon catch, uniting the cycles of bear and fish. A map and further information about bears and salmon... more...

  • The Genetics Of Altruismby Scott Boorman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Genetics of Altruism covers the primary findings on social evolution, social trait, and altruism from a population genetics standpoint to establish a system of genetic boxes. It presents an evolutionary question with two faces: Why are there so many social species? Why, in all the diversity of the animal kingdom, are the social species so few?... more...

  • Geographic Variation in Behaviorby Susan A. Foster; John A. Endler

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 249.99

    Explores the evolution of geographic variation in behaviour within species. This volume summarizes advances in the field, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches, and gives an overview of this area. It also brings together evidence that behaviour varies geographically, and looks at some of the richness in phenomena. 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...

  • Host Manipulation by Parasitesby David P. Hughes; Jacques Brodeur; Frédéric Thomas

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Parasites that manipulate the behaviour of their hosts represent striking examples of adaptation by natural selection. This field of study is now moving beyond its descriptive phase and into more exciting areas where the processes and patterns of such dramatic adaptations can be better understood. This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative,... 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...

  • Issues in the Ecological Study of Learningby T. D. Johnston; A. T. Pietrewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Mechanisms of Learning and Motivationby A. Dickinson; R. A. Boakes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...