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  • Bisam - erbauenby

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 252.00

    Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi = Lexikon der Sprichwörter des romanisch-germanischen Mittelalters. more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Marc Naguib; John C. Mitani; Leigh W. Simmons; H. Jane Brockmann; Timothy J. Roper

    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...

  • Behavioural Responses to a Changing Worldby Ulrika Candolin; Bob B.M. Wong

    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...

  • Zoo Talkby Patricia G. Patrick; Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Founded on the premise that zoos are 'bilingual'-that the zoo, in the shape of its staff and exhibits, and its visitors speak distinct languages-this enlightening analysis of the informal learning that occurs in zoos examines the 'speech' of exhibits and staff as well as the discourse of visitors beginning in the earliest years. Using... 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...

  • North Americaby Huw Cordey; Mark Tercek

    Running Press 2013; US$ 30.00

    North America is the companion book to a seven-part Discovery Channel series airing around the world in May 2013. more...

  • The Story of Colchester Zooby S C Kershaw

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    Colchester Zoo is one of the finest zoos in Britain. Yet, unlike almost every other major zoo in the country, its story has never been told. Now, the forgotten figures of Frank and Helena Farrar are brought to life in this highly readable book which shows how they founded Colchester Zoo in the 1960s. The story is told of how their domestic life with... more...

  • The Epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax: History, Hiatus and Hubris, Part Bby David Rollinson; S.I. Hay; Ric Price; J. Kevin Baird

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 209.00

    First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas,... more...

  • Social Behavior of Female Vertebratesby Samuel Wasser

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Social Behavior of Female Vertebrates focuses on the evolution of reproductive behavior in female vertebrates ranging from fish to birds and humans, including issues of mate choice and other factors underlying female attitudes toward males. It also looks at the evolution of mating systems; the co-evolution of the sexes; sex-role reversal; reproductive... 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...