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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
A perfect first look at baby animals for parents and toddlers to share. These delightful spreads will entertain your toddler with images of animal babies, from kittens and puppies to wild jungle cubs. Bright, busy pages introduce your toddler to animal babies from all around the world! Packed with colorful pictures and activities, your toddler... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; 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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99
Human-induced environmental change currently represents the single greatest threat to global biodiversity. Species are typically adapted to the local environmental conditions in which they have evolved. Changes in environmental conditions initially influence behaviour, which in turn affects species interactions, population dynamics, evolutionary processes... more...