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 R.K. Grater, M.K. Potts - Mount Rainier Naural History Association
To know Nature in her various forms is to increase appreciation of the natural scene. It is for this purpose that this book has been written. The sequence of species used brings many of the larger animals ahead of the smaller and more obscure kinds.
by Laurence Josephine Rabotovao - African Virtual University
This book on animal diversity is based on the social constructivist theory of learning. This module is divided into units: General Characteristics of Animals, Evolutionary Trends in Animals, Classification of animals, and The Importance of Animals.
by William Swainson - Project Gutenberg
We have two objects in view: the diffusion of original observations which would be interesting to the general reader; and that of discouraging the publication of figures copied from old authors, by accustoming the public eye to original designs.
by Robert Leighton - Cassell and company, ltd
The book contains a general history of dogs and practical information on breeding, management, some common ailments of the dogs and their treatment. The emphasis is on breeds and their history. Over 50 different breeds are described in this book.