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Behavioral Mechanisms in Ecology

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674064614

Publication Date: 04/15/1982

Short

392 pages

104 illustrations

World

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Variability in Foraging Patterns
  • 3. Food Selection
  • 4. Habitat Selection
  • 5. Avoiding Predation
  • 6. Behavioral Thermoregulation and Maintenance
  • 7. Reproduction
  • 8. Competition, Especially for Mates
  • 9. Territoriality
  • 10. Spacing Patterns: Dominance Hierarchies
  • 11. Competition Between Species
  • 12. Social Groups
  • 13. Future Directions
  • References
  • Index

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