Behavioral Energetics: The Cost of Survival in Vertebrates
by Wayne P. Aspey, Sheldon I. Lustick
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 1983
Number of pages: 318
Integrating research in ethology, ecology, and physiology, and synthesizing their relationship to vertebrate energetics and survival adaptations, the nine papers in this volume concentrate on three survival-strategy themes in the life energetics of vertebrates: 'Making Your Way', 'Reproduction and Aggression', and 'Cost Benefits of Temperature Regulation and Foraging'.
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by Katharine Rogers - Smashwords
The book reveals these apparently alien creatures to be fascinating animals dealing with the basic problems of living as all animals do. It explains how they work physiologically and describes their appearance, behavior, and perception of the world.
by Vernon L. Kellogg - Henry Holt & Co.
This is an introduction to an elementary knowledge of animal structure, function, and development; a consideration of the principal branches of the animal kingdom; a brief consideration of certain of the more interesting features of animal ecology.
by C. Lloyd Morgan - Edward Arnold
The word 'behaviour' will be employed in the following pages in a wide and comprehensive sense. We shall have to consider, not only the kind of animal behaviour which implies intelligence, but also forms of behaviour which lack conscious guidance.
by J. Ruth Lawson - Wikibooks
This book describes the structure of the animal body and the way in which it works. It may be useful for anyone studying veterinary nursing or biology. It is intended for use by students with little previous biological knowledge.