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Why do birds have regional accents? Can horses learn math? What do animals without eyes see? Questions such as these have fascinated scientists and animal lovers alike long before ethology — the study of animal behavior — became recognized as a science in the 1970s. Now, as issues of conservation and welfare dominate the field, an understanding of how and why animals act tWhy do birds have regional accents? Can horses learn math? What do animals without eyes see? Questions such as these have fascinated scientists and animal lovers alike long before ethology — the study of animal behavior — became recognized as a science in the 1970s. Now, as issues of conservation and welfare dominate the field, an understanding of how and why animals act the way they do has become even more critical.Communicating the passion of the scientists who have driven the discipline, John Byers draws together evolutionary theory, ecology, population biology, genetics, physiology, and anatomy to demonstrate the diversity involved when studying animals. By explaining the mechanisms and motivations behind a range of animal movements he illuminates key issues about our own behavior while equipping readers with the core knowledge and skills to further their own studies....

Title : Animal Behavior: A Beginner's Guide
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ISBN : 9781780742601
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
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Animal Behavior: A Beginner's Guide Reviews

  • Ellie
    2019-01-16 22:20

    Perfect book for those interested in animal behaviour. Really lays down the basics of it all and helped me decide for definite that it is animal behaviour that I want to apply to do at university! Some really interesting anecdotes and examples, the neuroscience part threw me slightly but it was a great book none the less, onto the next animal behaviour one to put on my personal statement!