Category Archives: Mammals

Raising Goats For Dummies

Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your How-to guide for: – Breaking … Continue reading

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Human Paleobiology (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)

Human Paleobiology provides a unifying framework for the study of past and present human populations to a range of changing environments. It integrates evidence from studies of human adaptability, comparative primatology, and molecular genetics to document consistent measures of genetic … Continue reading

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The Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids

The editors utilize their 50 years of combined experience in professional engagement with the behavior and ecology of wild felids to draw together a unique network of the world’s most respected and knowledgeable experts. For the first time, this inter-disciplinary … Continue reading

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Human Genetics (Genetics and Evolution)

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The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals

Just who was the Przewalski after whom Przewalski’s horse was named? Or Husson, the eponym for the rat Hydromys hussoni? Or the Geoffroy whose name is forever linked to Geoffroy’s cat? This unique reference provides a brief look at the … Continue reading

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Do Bats Drink Blood?: Fascinating Answers to Questions about Bats (Animal Q&a Series)

Highly beneficial animals, bats are critical to global ecological, economic, and public health. Do Bats Drink Blood? illuminates the role bats play in the ecosystem, their complex social behavior, and how they glide through the night sky using their acute … Continue reading

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Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology (Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology)

In recent years an interest in applying the principles of evolution to the study of culture emerged in the social sciences. Archaeologists and anthropologists reconsidered the role of innovation in particular, and have moved toward characterizing innovation in cultural systems … Continue reading

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Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

This book describes one of our closest relatives, the orangutan, and the only extant great ape in Asia. It is increasingly clear that orangutan populations show extensive variation in behavioral ecology, morphology, life history, and genes. Indeed, on the strength … Continue reading

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Mammals (Britannica Illustrated Science Library)

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Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems (Oxford Biology)

This is the first book to describe the ecology of high latitude lakes, rivers and glacial environments in both the North and South polar regions. From the lake-rich floodplains of the Arctic to the deep, enigmatic waters of Lake Vostok, … Continue reading

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