Animal Behavior: How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do

Animal Behavior: How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do

By: Ken Yasukawa (editor)Hardback

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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

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About Author

Ken Yasukawa, PhD, is Mead Family Professor of science and professor of biology at Beloit College, WI. He holds a doctorate in zoology from Indiana University and was a postdoctoral fellow at The Rockefeller University Field Research Center.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780313398704
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1235
  • ID: 9780313398704
  • weight: 2359
  • ISBN10: 0313398704

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