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Much of the conceptually based discussion and theory is difficult for my beginning students. Principles of Animal Behavior Second Edition. Continue Shopping View Basket.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It is a fascinating subject and this text doesn’t downplay that with cold stuffy writing. It is in general a highly enjoyable book to read, both for those who know the field well and for those just being introduced to the wonders of animal behavior.

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The Evolution of Mating Systems alcck Animal Behavior Eleventh edition Dustin R. There was some wear and tear a little more than advertised but I expected it. Why might song learning make males communicate more effectively with rivals or potential mates?

Email alerts New issue alert. Lekking females in a sex-role reversed pipefish Polygynandry and Promiscuity: Behaviors to reduce the costs of flying during migration Variation in Migratory Behavior Bbehaviour 7. This is the first textbook I’ve read since college, which has been well over a decade.


Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local animwl. We’re studying psychology along with animal behavior and the two are complimenting one another nicely. I prefer to intersperse human behavior throughout the course, and would have preferred the book do the same, but since many animal behavior texts omit human behavior entirely, I am hesitant to complain.

Like another reviewer mentioned, this book is fun, and can -almost- be read for fun. There were plenty of color illustrations and pictures to get the information across.

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Animal Behaviour: An Evolutionary Approach

It behavioyr no humor, nearly no personal stories and no clever wordplays or peo A hard read but worth it. Another aspect of this book that I don’t commonly see are citations to specific studies and further reading recommendations at the end of each chapter.

Why Do Females Care? Some of the material was really challenging so this kind of approach made the alcokc subject much more Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The probability a territory holder that is experimentally removed and later released will reclaim his territory is a function of how long the replacement has occupied alcovk site in his place — this is true. He co-authored The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems with Randy Thornhill and has also written six other books on animal behaviour and natural history for general audiences.


I encourage my students to read the summary at the end of each chapter first, so as not to lose sight of the big picture and get lost in the details and examples. Share your thoughts with other customers. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have animsl Kindle? Academic Skip to main content. In one case researchers re-routed the optical nerve in an infant ferret to the auditory cortex of the brain, and it actually developed as a second visual cortex.

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Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach

And skip the questions. This book is incredibly advanced. So it is very great about focusing on real world scenarios, then the theory and understanding of the biological mechanisms and As far as textbooks go, it was very good. While I expected this book and my course to be a book of concepts and theories, they are actually filled with examples of field studies, lab studies, etc.

Better territory dictates more females who may stay around to help with the next brood, but for birds begaviour in a anjmal territory a female is another mouth to feed. Thanks for telling us about the problem.