Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior
Publisher Academic Press
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Category Science
Total Pages 552
ISBN 9780128016831
Rating 3.5/5 from 2 reviews
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Animal Behavior, Second Edition, covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. An entire chapter is devoted to the vibrant new field of behavior and conservation, including topics such as social behavior and the relationship between parasites, pathogens, and behavior. Thoughtful coverage has also been given to foraging behavior, mating and parenting behavior, anti-predator behavior, and learning. This text addresses the physiological foundations of behavior in a way that is both accessible and inviting, with each chapter beginning with learning objectives and ending with thought-provoking questions. Additionally, special terms and definitions are highlighted throughout. Animal Behavior provides a rich resource for students (and professors) from a wide range of life science disciplines. Provides a rich resource for students and professors from a wide range of life science disciplines Updated and revised chapters, with at least 50% new case studies and the addition of contemporary in-text examples Expanded and updated coverage of animal welfare topics Includes behavior and homeostatic mechanisms, behavior and conservation, and behavioral aspects of disease Available lab manual with fully developed and tested laboratory exercises Companion website includes newly developed slide sets/templates (PowerPoints) coordinated with the book

Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed,Janice Moore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-16

Animal Behavior, Second Edition, covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. An entire chapter

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Principles and Applications of Domestic Animal Behavior
  • Author : Edward O. Price
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2008

In order to understand and manage animals in their natural or captive environments we must first understand why animals do what they do and recognize limitations in their ability to adapt to different environments. Drawing on the author's considerable experience in both teaching and research, this introductory-level textbook describes the

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Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed,Janice Moore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04

Animal Behavior covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael D. Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. An entire chapter is

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Animal Behaviour  Ethology
  • Author : Agarwal V.K.
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-07

This textbook covers all syllabus of B.Sc. classes of All Indian Universities and has been prepared according to U.G.C. model curriculum. Animal Behaviour deals with various types of behaviours of animals and also that of human beings.

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Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff
  • Author : Emily Weiss,Heather Mohan-Gibbons,Stephen Zawistowski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-07-07

Animal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff presents and evaluates the available research and programs that address both animal and human behaviors associated with the intake, management and rehoming of dog and cats. Introductions to dog and cat behavior relevant to any animal professional Reviews behavioral reasons for the relinquishment

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Essential Animal Behavior
  • Author : Graham Scott
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-02-05

Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction toall areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiologicalcontrol of behavior to the learning, development, and function ofbehavior in an evolutionary context. Social behaviour is alsocovered throughout the text. Written in a concise and engaging style, this new book: includes examples from

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The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • Author : D. S. Mills,Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2010

The practical focus of this authoritative, comprehensive encyclopedia promotes the understanding and improvement of animals' behaviour without compromising welfare. It will be an essential resource for practising veterinarians, researchers and students in zoology and ethology, and for all those working with and interested in animals and their welfare. --Book Jacket.

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Animal Behaviour  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Tristram D. Wyatt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-10

How animals behave is crucial to their survival and reproduction. The application of new molecular tools such as DNA fingerprinting and genomics is causing a revolution in the study of animal behaviour, while developments in computing and image analysis allow us to investigate behaviour in ways never previously possible. By

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Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed,Janice Moore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010

The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior has engaged with great success the efforts of many of the best behavioral biologists of the 21st century. Section editors drawn from the most accomplished behavioral scientists of their generation have enrolled an international cast of highly respected thinkers and writers all of whom have

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Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-21

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, the latest update since the 2010 release, builds upon the solid foundation established in the first edition. Updated sections include Host-parasite interactions, Vertebrate social behavior, and the introduction of ‘overview essays’ that boost the book's comprehensive detail. The structure for the work is modified to

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Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation
  • Author : Marco Festa-Bianchet,Marco Apollonio
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09

Efforts to conserve wildlife populations and preserve biological diversity are often hampered by an inadequate understanding of animal behavior. How do animals react to gaps in forested lands, or to sport hunters? Do individual differences--in age, sex, size, past experience--affect how an animal reacts to a given situation? Differences in

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Perspectives on Animal Behavior
  • Author : Judith Goodenough,Betty McGuire,Robert A. Wallace
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001

This work contains both contemporary research findings and historical experimental evidence. It includes the topic animal awareness, and there is requisite background material on genetics and other basic molecular topics.

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Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment

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Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists
  • Author : Katherine A. Houpt
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04

Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists, Sixth Edition is a fully updated revision of this popular, classic text offering a thorough understanding of the normal behavior of domestic animals. Provides a complete understanding of the normal behavior of domestic animals Covers dogs, cats, horses, pigs, sheep, cattle, and

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Locked in Time
  • Author : Dean R. Lomax,Robert Nicholls
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18

Fossils allow us to picture the forms of life that inhabited the earth eons ago. But we long to know more: how did these animals actually behave? We are fascinated by the daily lives of our fellow creatures—how they reproduce and raise their young, how they hunt their prey

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