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Animal behavior

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 33.39

    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$ 7.28

    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 much loved animals. more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Lewis Wolpert is a distinguished developmental biologist and emeritus professor in cell and developmental biology at University College London. He has authored numerous titles, including Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast , Malignant Sadness , The Triumph of the Embryo , and You?re Looking Very Well . He lives in London, England. more...

  • Chaserby John W Pilley; Hilary Hinzmann

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.88

    Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more 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...

  • The Animal Mindby Kristin Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond appropriately to over two hundred words in human language. ... more...

  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wildby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea, or up in the sky, if it has fangs, venom, horns, or an electric tail that really stings, you?ll be much safer reading about it from the confines of this entertaining e-book. So let Uncle John be your safari guide... more...

  • Animal Madnessby Laurel Braitman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 20.99

    Science historian Laurel Braitman draws on evidence from across the world to show, for the first time, how astonishingly similar humans and other animals are when it comes to their emotional wellbeing. Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace investigated creatures... more...

  • Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selectionby John Hunt; David J. Hosken

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    Sexual selection is recognized as being responsible for some of the most extravagant morphologies and behaviors in the natural world, as well as a driver of some of the most rapid evolution. While Charles Darwin’s theory is now a fundamental component of modern evolutionary biology, the impact of genotype-by-environment interactions on sexual... more...