Wildlife Behavior and Conservation

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Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 21, 2011 - Science - 174 pages
Begins with in-depth coverage of wildlife behavior concepts as they relate to conservation problems. Topics will focus principally on discussion, critique, and development of behavioral concepts, with particular attention given to published studies on various topics in wildlife behavioral concepts as related to conservation and natural history. He will include an extensive list of references.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Comparative Psychology Versus Ethology
1
Chapter 2 Genetics and Other Mechanisms Affecting Behavior
5
Chapter 3 Mateacquisition and ParentalCare Systems
15
Chapter 4 Mating Systems and Parental Care
25
Chapter 5 Dispersal and Corridors
35
Chapter 6 FoodAcquisition Systems
41
Chapter 7 Additional Adaptations Against Predation
55
Chapter 8 Habitat Selection
65
Chapter 12 Communication
101
Chapter 13 Olfactory Communication
113
Chapter 14 Auditory Communication
121
Chapter 15 Ultrasounds and Other Types of Communication
131
Chapter 16 Winter Strategies
139
Chapter 17 Migration Orientation and Navigation
145
Chapter 18 Competition
151
References
155

Chapter 9 Home Range and Homing
77
Chapter 10 Spacing Mechanisms
83
Chapter 11 Dominance Hierarchies
95

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