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Cooperation among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 1997 - 240 pages
Despite the depiction of nature "red in tooth and claw," cooperation is actually widespread in the animal kingdom. Various types of cooperative behaviors have been documented ...
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Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Nature - 2000 - 208 pages
Here biologist Lee Dugatkin outlines four paths to cooperation shared by humans and other animals: family dynamics, reciprocal transactions (or "tit for tat"), so-called ...
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Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Hudson Kern Reeve - Science - 2000 - 336 pages
Game theory has revolutionized the study of animal behavior. The fundamental principle of evolutionary game theory--that the strategy adopted by one individual depends on the ...
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Model Systems in Behavioral Ecology: Integrating Conceptual, Theoretical ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2001 - 551 pages
A key way that behavioral ecologists develop general theories of animal behavior is by studying one species or a closely related group of species--''model systems''--over a ...
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The Imitation Factor: Evolution Beyond the Gene

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2000 - 243 pages
A biologist and science journalist focuses on imitation as a key evolutionary strategy, revealing "animal education" as a universal phenomena.
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Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 184 pages
In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledgling republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble ...
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Evolution: Second Edition

Carl T. Bergstrom, Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2016 - 700 pages
Evolution presents foundational concepts through a contemporary framework of population genetics and phylogenetics that is enriched by current research and stunning art. In ...
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Principles of Animal Behavior: Third International Student Edition

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2013 - 648 pages
Principles of Animal Behavior has long been considered the most current and engaging introduction to animal behavior. The Third Edition is now also the most comprehensive and ...
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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Lyudmila Trut - Science - 2017 - 240 pages
Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these ...
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Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D.Hamilton

Ullica Segerstrale - Science - 2013 - 464 pages
W.D.Hamilton (1936-2000) was responsible for a revolution in thinking about evolutionary biology - a revolution that changed our understanding of life itself. He played a ...
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