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ISBN 9780674037243

Publication Date: 08/30/1974

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348 pages

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The Animal in its World (Explorations of an Ethologist, 1932-1972)

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Niko Tinbergen is one of the grand masters of ethology, and the papers published here are among its most important documents: they are a source-book for students of animal behaviour and will give the historian of ideas an insight into the early days of one of the most influential movements in modern science.—Sir Peter Medawar

The publication of the Tinbergen papers is a service to a large and growing audience of scholars. These articles are not only of considerable historical value but to a remarkable extent retain their usefulness as a primary source of data and ideas.—Edward O. Wilson, Professor of Zoology, Harvard University

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