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Published: 01 May 2017

144 Pages | 27 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198712152

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Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

Tristram D. Wyatt

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the field of animal behavior, and the tools modern scientists can use to understand animals such as image analysis
  • Discusses key concepts such as the roles of nature, nurture, epigenetics, and the "selfish gene"
  • Covers a wide range of animals, from meerkats to moths, using examples to introduce the theory underlying our modern understanding of animal behavior
  • Integrates studies from natural history and bird-watching with the influences of molecular biology and neuroscience on behavior
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over eight million copies sold worldwide