by Robert Huber
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
This textbook focuses on the mechanisms and evolution of animal behavior, including neural, hormonal, and genetic substrates of behavior; foraging; anti-predator defenses; mating systems and sexual selection; social behavior; communication; parental care; kin selection and recognition; and territoriality. Associated laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience for many of these concepts.
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by Katharine Rogers - Smashwords
The book reveals these apparently alien creatures to be fascinating animals dealing with the basic problems of living as all animals do. It explains how they work physiologically and describes their appearance, behavior, and perception of the world.
by S.M Jackson, R.W. Thorington, Jr. - Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
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This volume is intended as an introduction to the elements of animal biology for the use of students in the high school. The order in which the main topics are treated is essentially like that which is followed in several of the best recent textbooks.