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Ecology and behaviour of the African buffalo

Author: H H T Prins
Publisher: London : Chapman & Hall, 1996.
Series: Chapman & Hall wildlife ecology and behaviour series, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Taking the African buffalo as an example, this study looks at how populations of the same species, even when they live close by, can show marked differences. Topics covered include: the effects of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H H T Prins
ISBN: 041244240X 9780412442407 0412725207 9780412725203
OCLC Number: 624470016
Description: xxiii, 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm cased
Contents: Distribution of resources in time and space; food for the buffalo; social organization of buffalo cows; social organization of buffalo bulls; population dynamics, catastrophes and stability; competition for food; patch selection - predators and grazing by "rule of thumb"; selecting grazing grounds - a case of voting; the effects of ecology on social organization; appendix - protein and energy requirements.
Series Title: Chapman & Hall wildlife ecology and behaviour series, 1.
Responsibility: social inequality and decision making ; H.H.T. Prins.


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This book will come to be seen as a milestone in the development and testing of ideas in behavioural ecology...This is a brilliant book. - Mammal News; In all, this is a highly informative and Read more...

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