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Zoology

  • The Secret Life of the Owlby John Lewis-Stempel

    Transworld 2017; US$ 11.27

    ‘Dusk is filling the valley. It is the time of the gloaming, the owl-light. Out in the wood, the resident tawny has started calling, Hoo-hoo-hoo-h-o-o-o .’ There is something about owls. They feature in every major culture from the Stone Age onwards. They are creatures of the night, and thus of magic. They are the birds of ill-tidings, the avian... more...

  • Perspectives in Translational Research in Life Sciences and Biomedicineby Ena Ray Banerjee

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 141.73

    This book is a collation of translational research outcomes in the area of life research, which was formerly used mainly for academic pursuits. The studies described focus on innovative interdisciplinary approaches to unraveling problems in life sciences and biomedicine using biodiversity exploration and green technology. The techniques and models... more...

  • Bonobosby Brian Hare; Shinya Yamamoto

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 59.99

    Draws from cutting-edge science to illustrate the central role that bonobos play in testing hypotheses relating to the processes by which evolution shapes primate (including human) cognition. more...

  • Mechanosensory Transduction in Drosophila Melanogasterby Xin Liang; Landi Sun; Zhen Liu

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book offers an essential introduction for all graduate students and researchers who are working on or interested in mechanotransduction using fruit flies as their model organisms. Designed for accessibility, it follows a simple five-chapter structure, beginning with a general introduction to mechanotransduction in physiology (Chapter 1) and some... more...

  • The Spiritual Nature of Animalsby Karlene Stange

    New World Library 2017; US$ 16.95

    Riveting All Creatures Great and Small –style stories that illustrate age-old insights into animal spirituality more...

  • Ecotourism’s Promise and Perilby Daniel T. Blumstein; Benjamin Geffroy; Diogo S. M. Samia; Eduardo Bessa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 35.42

    Intended as a guide for wildlife managers and ecotourism operators, as well as interested ecotourists, this book addresses the biological principles governing how ecotourism affects wildlife. The introductory chapters focus on four key responses to human visitation—behavioral, physiological, ecological, and evolutionary.  Readers will discover... more...

  • Essential Fish Biologyby Derek Burton; Margaret Burton

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 54.99

    An introductory overview of the functional biology of fish and how that may be affected by the contrasting habitat conditions within the aquatic environment. more...

  • Avian Reproductionby Tomohiro Sasanami

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book provides everything from basic knowledge to the recent understandings of avian reproductive physiology, covering many unique aspects. It will inspire avian biologists as well as researchers in varied fields and will offer important steps towards better fertilization success in birds. In spite of the recent remarkable developments in modern... more...

  • Sex and Friendship in Baboonsby Barbara B. Smuts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be overwhelming. In fact, some of the most sophisticated and influential observation methods for sampling vertebrate social behavior... more...

  • The Animals Among Usby John Bradshaw

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'A pioneering study ... richly, empathetically and affectionately respectful of the human-animal bond' Sunday Times Why do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs and Cat Sense gives us the answers. Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have an animal in... more...