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Animal behavior

  • Animal Behaviorby Victor S. Lamoureux

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    This comprehensive volume looks at a range of topics covering the habits of a variety of animals, including how macaques teach their offspring, how rats transmit avoidance behavior, how supplementary feeding of tree frogs affects their breeding behavior, and more. Studies in animal behavior can have far-reaching implications for animals and humans... 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...

  • On the Wingby David E. Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    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...

  • American Zooby David Grazian

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Orangutans swing from Kevlar-lined fire hoses. Giraffes feast on celebratory birthday cakes topped with carrots instead of candles. Hi-tech dinosaur robots growl among steel trees, while owls watch animated cartoons on old television sets. In American Zoo , sociologist David Grazian takes us on a safari through the contemporary zoo, alive with its... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby H. Jane Brockmann; John C. Mitani; Leigh W. Simmons; Louise Barrett; Sue Healy; Peter Slater; Marc Naguib

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 153.00

    This is a special 50th year anniversary volume of Advances in the Study of Behavior with contributions from past and present editors and authors of the serial.  Initiated 50 years ago, Advances in the Study of Behavior strives to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This... more...

  • Berichte zur Lebensmittelsicherheit 2013by Saskia Dombrowski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Zoonosen sind Krankheiten bzw. Infektionen, die auf natürlichem Weg direkt oder indirekt zwischen Menschen und Tieren übertragen werden können. Als Zoonoseerreger kommen Viren, Bakterien, Pilze, Parasiten oder Prionen in Betracht. Zoonoseerreger sind in Tierpopulationen weit verbreitet und können von Nutztieren, die in der Regel selbst keine Anzeichen... more...

  • Außerschulischer Lernort Zoo: Das Potenzial zoologischer Gärten für den Erdkundeunterrichtby Christian Groß

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.67

    Außerschulisches Lernen als Baustein eines handlungsorientierten Unterrichts ist schon lange Zeit wichtiger Bestandteil der geographiedidaktischen Diskussion. Der Neuwieder Zoo ist der größte Zoologische Garten in Rheinland-Pfalz, der jedes Jahr von einer Vielzahl an Schulklassen aus der Umgebung im Rahmen von Wandertagen oder des Biologieunterrichts... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chaserby John W Pilley; Hilary Hinzmann

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99

    Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of themmore than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorised the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist... more...