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Courtship

An Ethological Study

by Margaret Bastock

<p>This concise but thorough study of courtship behavior in fish, birds, and arthropods is the first rigorous examination of the evolutionary origins and mechanisms of courtship and its contribution to biological success. Demonstrating the ...

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Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management: Impact Mitigation

by Krausman, Paul R

<P>As humans continue to encroach on wildlands, quality and quantity of wildlife habitat decreases before our eyes. A housing development here, a shopping mall there, a few more trees cut here, another road put in there, each of these diminishes

ISBN: 9781439809174

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Desert Animals and Plants for Kids: Habitat Facts, Photos and Fun | Children's Environment Books Edition

by Baby Professor

Is there life in the desert? There sure is! This educational book will teach your child about the animals and plants that survive the harsh desert environment. It's a great book to have because it's not all texts; rather, there's even more ...

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Development And Growth

by Bourne, Geoffrey

The Biochemistry and Physiology of Bone, Second Edition: Volume III: Development and Growth focuses on bone development and growth, including bone repair and transplantation, the mechanisms of bone formation, and the role of hormones in bone ...

ISBN: 9780323161503

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Dictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management

by Paul A. Rees

<p>This dictionary is intended as a guide to the terminology used in a wide range of animal-related programmes of study including agriculture, animal care, animal management, animal production, animal welfare, veterinary nursing, wildlife ...

ISBN: 9781118500262

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Ecological Modeling

A Common-Sense Approach to Theory and Practice

by William E. Grant & Todd M. Swannack

<p><em>Ecological Modeling:A Commonsense Approach to Theory and Practice</em> explores how simulation modeling and its new ecological applications can offer solutions to complex natural resource management problems. This is a practical guide for

ISBN: 9781444359930

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Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America

by George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery & Richard A. Dolbeer

<p><em>Shortlisted for the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the edited book category</em></p> <p>The various species of new world blackbirds, often intermingled in large foraging flocks and nighttime roosts, collectively number in the ...

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Ecology of Urban Environments

by Kirsten M. Parris

<p>Provides an accessible introduction to urban ecology, using established ecological theory to identify generalities in the complexity of urban environments.</p> <ul> <li>Examines the bio-physical processes of urbanization and how these ...

ISBN: 9781119241157

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Ecosystem Services in Agricultural and Urban Landscapes

by Stephen Wratten, Ross Cullen, Robert Costanza & others

<p>Ecosystem services are the resources and processes supplied by natural ecosystems which benefit humankind (for example, pollination of crops by insects, or water filtration by wetlands). They underpin life on earth, provide major inputs to ...

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Elephants and Savanna Woodland Ecosystems

A Study from Chobe National Park, Botswana

by Christina Skarpe, Stein R. Moe & Johan T. du Toit

<p>During the nineteenth century, ivory hunting caused a substantial decrease of elephant numbers in southern Africa. Soon after that, populations of many other large and medium-sized herbivores went into steep decline due to the rinderpest ...

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Elmwood Park Zoo

by Stan Huskey

Elmwood Park Zoo was established in 1924 when roughly 16 acres of land and a small group of animals were donated to the borough of Norristown. Although the early years of the zoo were more akin to a small farm, it has gone through an extensive ...

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Endocrinology II: Volume 8

by Kerkut, G. A.

Endocrinology II concerns the actions of hormones in insects, complementing Volume 7 which is concerned with the production and chemistry of insect hormones. While the preceding volume is directed mainly towards the insect endocrinologist, this

ISBN: 9781483286211

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Environmental Physiology of Livestock

by R. J. Collier & J. L. Collier

<p>Environmental stress is one of the most significant factors affecting livestock performance and health, and it is only expected to increase with effects of global warming. <em>Environmental Physiology of Livestock</em> brings together the ...

ISBN: 9781119949077

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Essential Animal Behavior

by Graham Scott

Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction to all areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiological control of behavior to the learning, development, and function of behavior in an evolutionary context. Social ...

ISBN: 9781405144513

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Everything Has a History

by J. B. S. Haldane

<p>In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and ...

ISBN: 9781317355908

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Extreme Conservation

Life at the Edges of the World

by Joel Berger

<p><strong>&quot;Extraordinary. . . . Berger is a hero of biology who deserves the highest honors that science can bestow.&quot;—Tim Flannery, <em>New York Review of Books</em></strong></p> <p>On the Tibetan Plateau, there are wild yaks with ...

ISBN: 9780226366432

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Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry

by Rodney A. Hill

<p><em>Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry</em> provides a thorough and concise overview of feed efficiency in beef cattle.  It frames the great importance of feed efficiency to the industry and details the latest findings of the many ...

ISBN: 9781118388242

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Fiddler Crabs of the World: Ocypodidae: Genus UCA

by Crane, Jocelyn

<p>Jocelyn Crane presents a survey of the members of the genus <i>Uca</i>, with special reference to their morphology, social behavior, and evolution. Her account is firmly based on numerous field studies along the world's warmer shores and on ...

ISBN: 9781400867936

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Fish Behaviour

by Magnhagen, Carin

Fishes are by far the most species-rich vertebrate taxon, and it is also the vertebrate group with the most strikingly diverse repertoire of behaviours and behavioural adaptations. As such, they provide us with many opportunities to explore the ...

ISBN: 9781439843024

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Fish Respiration and Environment

by Fernandes, Marisa N

Gills of healthy fishes are their lifeline to meet the challenges arising from their changing environment: oxygen gradient, alkalinity, temperature fluctuations and the added pollutants. The diverse and ever changing aquatic environment has a ...

ISBN: 9781439842546

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