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The ostrich communal nesting system

Author: Brian C R Bertram
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1992] ©1992
Series: Princeton legacy library; Monographs in behavior and ecology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on three seasons of study in Kenya's Tsavo West National Park, the author relates his findings on the ostrich's communal nesting system, which entails several females laying eggs in one  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bertram, Brian C.R.
Ostrich communal nesting system.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1992]
viii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
(DLC) 10898941
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian C R Bertram
ISBN: 9781400863143 1400863147 9780691087856 0691087857 0691600163 9780691600161
OCLC Number: 889254713
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface1The Ostrich12Methods193The Population334The Breeding System495Ecological Aspects716Strategies Adopted by Major Females1027Major and Minor Female Strategies1248Male Strategies1389Discussion: The Evolution and Maintenance of the Communal Nesting System159References188Subject Index193
Series Title: Princeton legacy library; Monographs in behavior and ecology.
Responsibility: Brian C.R. Bertram.
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