Behavioral Energetics: The Cost of Survival in Vertebrates
by Wayne P. Aspey, Sheldon I. Lustick
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 1983
Number of pages: 318
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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