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Rise of the Necrofauna

The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction

by Britt Wray

<p><strong>Jurassic Park meets <em>The Sixth Extinction</em> in <em>Rise of the Necrofauna</em>, a provocative look at de-extinction from acclaimed documentarist and science writer Britt Wray.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>A New Yorker</em> “The ...

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Serengeti IV

Sustaining Biodiversity in a Coupled Human-Natural System

by Anthony R. E. Sinclair, Kristine L. Metzger, Simon A. R. Mduma & others

<p>The vast savannas and great migrations of the Serengeti conjure impressions of a harmonious and balanced ecosystem. But in reality, the history of the Serengeti is rife with battles between human and non-human nature. In the 1890s and several

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Sociobiology of Caviomorph Rodents

An Integrative Approach

by Luis A. Ebensperger & Loren D. Hayes

<p>Fully integrative approach to the socibiology of caviomorph rodents</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <p>Brings together research on social systems with that on epigenetic, neurendocrine and developmental mechanisms of social ...

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Species Conservation in Managed Habitats

The Myth of a Pristine Nature

by Werner Kunz

<p>Written by an author with longstanding experience in the ecology of insects and birds and with a stellar academic record in molecular life sciences, this is a welcome challenge to the widely held beliefs in conventional environmental ...

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Strange Survivors

How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

by One R. Pagan

<p><strong>Life is beautiful, ruthless, and very, very strange.</strong></p> <p>In the evolutionary arms race that has raged on since life began, organisms have developed an endless variety of survival strategies. From sharp claws to brute ...

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Studying Captive Animals

A Workbook of Methods in Behaviour, Welfare and Ecology

by Paul A. Rees

<p><em>Studying Captive Animals</em> outlines the methods that may be used to study the behaviour, welfare and ecology of animals living under the control of humans, including companion animals, feral populations, and those living on farms and ...

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Swarming, drone movements, foraging behavior and associated plants of stingless bees (Trigona iridipennis Smith) in Kerala

An overview

by Prem Jose Vazhacharickal & Sajan Jose K.

<p>Scientific Study from the year 2014 in the subject Biology - Zoology, , language: English, abstract: Stingless bees are highly social insects which populated the tropical earth 65 million years ago longer than honey bees. They are limited to ...

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Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting

A Complete Handbook for the Amateur Taxidermist, Collector, Osteologist, Museum-Builder, Sportsman, and Traveller

by William T. Hornaday & W. J. Holland

<p>The rapid and alarming destruction of all forms of wild animal life which is now going on furiously throughout the entire world, renders it imperatively necessary for those who would build up great zoological collections to be up and doing ...

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Tears of the Cheetah

The Genetic Secrets of Our Animal Ancestors

by Dr. Stephen J. O'Brien

<p>The history of life on Earth is dominated by extinction events so numerous that over 99.9% of the species ever to have existed are gone forever. If animals could talk, we would ask them to recall their own ancestries, in particular the ...

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The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles

by Richard C. Fox

<p>Information about osteological changes in the groups of reptiles that gave rise to mammals is preserved in the fossil record, but the musculature of these reptiles has been lost forever. Nevertheless, a reasonably accurate picture of the ...

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The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México

by William Edward Duellman

<p>For almost 30 years North American herpetologists have been making extensive collections of reptiles and amphibians in México. Some parts of the country, because of their accessibility, soon became relatively well known; other regions lying ...

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The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México

by William Edward Duellman

<p>For almost 30 years North American herpetologists have been making extensive collections of reptiles and amphibians in México. Some parts of the country, because of their accessibility, soon became relatively well known; other regions lying ...

ISBN: 1230002294667

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The Biology of Amoeba

by Jeon, Kwang

The Biology of Amoeba discusses the general biology, morphology, movement and related phenomena, and biochemical and physiological studies of amoeba. This book is organized into five parts, encompassing 21 chapters that primarily focus on large ...

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The Biology of Nematocysts

by Lenhoff, Howard

<p><i>The Biology of Nematocysts</i> is derived from a symposium dedicated to the exclusive discussion on the biology of nematocysts and cnidocytes. This book is basically a collection of the submitted reviews of contributors and research ...

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The Burgess Animal Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess

<p>"The cordial reception given the Burgess Bird Book for Children, together with numerous letters to the author asking for information on the habits and characteristics of many of the mammals of America, led to the preparation of this volume. ...

ISBN: 1230000690638

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The Chief Engineer

by Henry Abbott

<p>It was a dark night in July — very dark. There was no moon and clouds hid the stars. We were sitting by the camp fire. Bige had just kicked the burning logs together so that a shower of sparks shot straight up toward the tree-tops, indicating

ISBN: 1230000465243

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The Edge of Evolution

Animality, Inhumanity, and Doctor Moreau

by Ronald Edwards

<p>In this interdisciplinary work, author Ron Edwards offers an innovative rereading of H. G. Wells' &quot;The Island of Dr. Moreau.&quot; Edwards utilizes his twenty-five years in biology and the ethics of animal research to examine the ...

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The Genus Rhipicephalus (Acari, Ixodidae)

by Walker, Jane B.

Ticks in the genus Rhipicephalus include many important vectors of animal and human pathogens, but many species are notoriously difficult to identify, particularly as immature stages. This reference volume provides identification keys for adult ...

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The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

by Jean-Henri Fabre

ISBN: 1230000844321

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The History of the European Fauna

by R. F. Scharff

<p>Our knowledge of the present and past fauna of Europe is as yet insufficient to indicate with precision the original homes of its component elements, but I hope that the lines of research laid down here, and the method of treatment adopted, ...

ISBN: 1230000524209

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