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Testosterone: The molecule behind power, sex, and the will to win

£12.99

Joe Herbert

9780198724988
Paperback
September 2017

Testosterone lies at the heart of maleness, and is involved in aggression, competitiveness, and risk-taking — all essential in our evolution. Joe Herbert describes the fascinating insights revealed by modern research into this primeval power that shaped our history and lurks below the veneer of our civilized modern world.

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Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications

Second Edition

£42.99

Shawn Nordell, Thomas Valone

9780190276782
Paperback
August 2017

A conceptual approach that puts the process of science and applications front and centre.

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Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Tristram D. Wyatt

9780198712152
Paperback
February 2017

Very Short Introductions

Animal behaviour is a central topic of zoology, and with the development of ideas concerning the role of genes as well as environment the subject has been transformed. Tristram Wyatt gives a modern view, including a sense of the power of gene knock-outs, computing, and image analysis to enable detailed experiments and observations of behaviour.

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

£10.99

Richard Dawkins

9780198788911
Paperback
September 2016

The 'extended phenotype' is Dawkins' key contribution to the gene's eye view of evolution given in The Selfish Gene. He shows that the influence of genes can extend far beyond the bodies in which they reside, manipulating the environment and the behaviour of other individuals. A worldwide bestseller and a classic work of scientific exposition.

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Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Second Edition

£40.99

Adam Miklosi

9780198787778
Paperback
July 2016

A comprehensive update to the first monograph on dog behaviour, evolution and cognition.

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Oxygen: The molecule that made the world

£9.99

Nick Lane

9780198784937
Paperback
April 2016

Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own lives, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.

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Herpetology

Fourth Edition

£131.99

F. Harvey Pough, Robin M. Andrews, Martha L. Crump, Alan H. Savitzky, Kentwood D. Wells, Matthew C. Brandley

9781605352336
Hardback
July 2015

Presents a functional understanding of amphibians and reptiles - what they do and how they do it, and how those attributes are related to their ecology and evolutionary history. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Daly and Doyen's Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity

Third Edition

£47.99

James B. Whitfield, Alexander H. Purcell III

9780199873784
Paperback
September 2014

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Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management, and Welfare

Second Edition

£43.99

Geoff Hosey, Vicky Melfi, Sheila Pankhurst

9780199693528
Paperback
July 2013

Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of zoo animals, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible, without their health and welfare being compromised.

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Primate Ecology and Conservation

£51.00

Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, Mary Blair

9780199659456
Paperback
April 2013

Techniques in Ecology & Conservation

This practical volume brings together a group of distinguished primate researchers to synthesize field, r s3ratory, and conservation management techniques for primate ecology and conservation.

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Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution

£46.49

Martin Stevens

9780199601783
Paperback
February 2013

This is the first modern textbook of sensory ecology. It provides an introduction to the key ideas, theories, and examples, describes how sensory systems work, and explores the links between the senses, animal signals, behaviour, and evolution. The book also tackles mechanistic and functional questions, integrating theoretical and empirical work.

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The Animal Kingdom: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Peter Holland

9780199593217
Paperback
November 2011

Very Short Introductions

Molecular biology has revolutionized our understanding of animals and their evolution. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Holland provides an authoritative summary of the modern view of animal life, its origins, and the new classification resulting from DNA studies.

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Biology of Spiders

Third Edition

£49.49

Rainer Foelix

9780199734825
Paperback
May 2011

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A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

£12.99

David McFarland

9780198607212
Paperback
March 2006

Oxford Quick Reference

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Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

£43.99

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, Rhys Green

9780198520863
Paperback
June 2004

Techniques in Ecology & Conservation

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