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Rain Forest in Your Kitchen

The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

by Martin Teitel

<p>The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. ...

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Regulation: Digestion, Nutrition, Excretion

by Kerkut, G. A.

In this volume, seven of the chapters deal with feeding and diet, which is reasonable since insects consume an estimated l5-20% of all the world's planted crops. Many insects even have a specialized larval feeding stage that usually occupies a ...

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Reproduction in Domestic Animals

by Cupps, Perry T.

A unique feature of this book is the focus on large, domestic animals. Previous editions were considered the "Bible" of reproductive physiology. It covers basic, large animal reproductive physiology, provides species-specific information and is ...

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Reproductive Pathology of Domestic Mammals

by McEntee, Mark

This book evolved from a series of lectures and laboratories given by Dr. Kenneth McEntee to students at Cornell University, the University of Illinois, and Tufts University and is based on tissues from over 20,000 cases of reproductive disease ...

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Research Regulatory Compliance

by Mark A. Suckow & Bill Yates

<p><em>Research Regulatory Compliance</em> offers the latest information on regulations and compliance in the laboratory. With the increasing complexity of regulations and need for institutional infrastructure to deal with compliance of animal ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781118629345

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780599303102

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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 ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780323144629

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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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