Wolves excitedly greet each other as members of the pack come together a bumble bee uses its long tongue to reach the nectar at the base of a foxglove flower a mongoose swiftly and deftly bites its prey to death young cheetahs rest quietly together, very close to sleep Now in full color, this revised and updated edition of Manning and Dawkins classic text provides a beautifully written introduction to the fundamentals of animal behavior Tinbergen s four questions of causation, evolution, development and function form the fundamental framework of the text, illustrated with fascinating examples of complex behavioral mechanisms The authors provide accounts of all levels of behavior from the nerve cell to that of the population The strengths of An Introduction to Animal Behavior as a textbook include its clear explanations and concise, readable text and the enthusiasm of the authors for their subject....
|Title||:||An Introduction to Animal Behaviour|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press 6 edition March 26, 2012|
|Number of Pages||:||467 pages|
|File Size||:||672 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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An Introduction to Animal Behaviour Reviews
It's a good book that makes us understanding the basics of animal behaviour, and that there are multiple ways of analyzing a specific behaviour. You do get an insights of the evolution and development, but I miss the ecological perspective - the interaction with other organisms in the wild etc.
I am getting ready to sit my CPDT-KA and am looking forward to reading this book on animal behavior. It will provide some good insight and allow me to better prepare for the test.