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Published: 12 October 2012

376 Pages | 50 black and white illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199692576

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The Evolution of Parental Care

Edited by Nick J. Royle, Per T. Smiseth, and Mathias Kolliker

  • The first comprehensive review of the evolution of parental care for over 20 years
  • Integrates contributions from leading international authors to provide an interdisciplinary synthesis of the field
  • Establishes key concepts and draws on general principles whilst emphasizing a broad taxonomic approach
  • Emphasizes behavioural interactions and the co-evolution of parents and offspring
  • Includes the latest research findings, suggesting avenues for future study

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