Animal Behavior: How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do [3 volumes]

How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do
by Ken Yasukawa
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

ISBN: 9780313398711

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Discover why animals do what they do, based on their genes, physiologies, cultures, traditions, survival and mating advantages, and evolutionary histories—and find out how studying behavior in the animal world helps us understand human behavior.

• Provides readers with personal narratives from the researchers themselves, enabling rare insights into how researchers think and what drives their studies

• Explains animal behavior on the animal's terms rather than anthropomorphizing its actions as is often done in the popular press and the media

• Includes a comprehensive glossary of behavioral terms