by Robert Huber
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
This textbook focuses on the mechanisms and evolution of animal behavior, including neural, hormonal, and genetic substrates of behavior; foraging; anti-predator defenses; mating systems and sexual selection; social behavior; communication; parental care; kin selection and recognition; and territoriality. Associated laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience for many of these concepts.
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by William Swainson - Project Gutenberg
We have two objects in view: the diffusion of original observations which would be interesting to the general reader; and that of discouraging the publication of figures copied from old authors, by accustoming the public eye to original designs.
by Robert William Hegner - MacMillan
The book is intended for the use of students in secondary schools. The word 'practical' has been chosen since an effort has been made to present those facts about animals which will have the most practical bearing upon the daily life of the student.
by Laurence Josephine Rabotovao - African Virtual University
This book on animal diversity is based on the social constructivist theory of learning. This module is divided into units: General Characteristics of Animals, Evolutionary Trends in Animals, Classification of animals, and The Importance of Animals.
by Armand R. Maggenti - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
An exhaustive dictionary of terms relating to invertebrate zoology, including etymologies, word derivations and taxonomic classification. Entries cover parasitology, nematology, marine invertebrates, insects, anatomy, biology, and more...