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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
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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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