by Robert William Hegner
Publisher: MacMillan 1915
Number of pages: 528
This book is intended for the use of students in secondary schools. The word "practical" in the title has been chosen since an effort has been made to present those facts and theories about animals which will have the most practical bearing upon the daily life of the student. It refers not alone to the economic side of the subject but also to the elements that are of greatest intellectual value.
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by Robert Huber - Wikibooks
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; etc.
by Wayne P. Aspey, Sheldon I. Lustick - The Ohio State University Press
Integrating research in ethology, ecology, and physiology, and synthesizing their relationship to vertebrate energetics and survival adaptations, this volume concentrates on three survival-strategy themes in the life energetics of vertebrates.
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 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.