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Behavioral Energetics: The Cost of Survival in Vertebrates

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Behavioral Energetics: The Cost of Survival in Vertebrates
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Publisher: The Ohio State University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0814203329
Number of pages: 318

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Integrating research in ethology, ecology, and physiology, and synthesizing their relationship to vertebrate energetics and survival adapta­tions, the nine papers in this volume concen­trate on three survival-strategy themes in the life energetics of vertebrates: 'Making Your Way', 'Reproduction and Aggression', and 'Cost Benefits of Temperature Regulation and Foraging'.

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