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 Francis Harper - American Committee for Wild Life Protection
The present work had its origin in a strongly felt need for definite information on the mammals that have become extinct, on those that are now threatened with the same fate, and on the measures that may be undertaken for their preservation.
by Milad Manafi - InTech
Artificial insemination is used for reproduction purposes and its chief priority is that the desirable characteristics of a male livestock animal can be passed on more quickly and to more progeny than if that animal is mated in a natural fashion.
by Theodore J. Walker - Cabrillo Historical Association
The book provides a brief introduction to one of nature's most interesting creations, the whale. The principal star of the handbook is the California gray whale which in recent years has become a major tourist attraction in southern California.