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Principles and applications of domestic animal behavior : an introductory text

Author: Edward O Price; C.A.B. International.
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In order to understand and manage animals in their natural or captive environments we must first understand why animals do what they do and recognize limitations in their ability to adapt to different environments. Drawing on the author's considerable experience in both teaching and research, this introductory-level textbook describes the basic principles underlying animal behavior.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Price; C.A.B. International.
ISBN: 9781845933982 1845933982
OCLC Number: 226038028
Description: ix, 332 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Interaction of heredity and environment --
Behavior genetics --
Early experience and behavioral development --
Learning --
Biological rhythms --
Mating systems and reproduction --
Male sexual behavior --
Female sexual behavior --
Maternal behavior --
Communication --
Agonistic behavior --
Social organization --
Personal space and social dynamics --
Human-animal interactions --
Animal handling and movement --
Atypical behavior and behavioral therapy.
Other Titles: Principles & applications of domestic animal behavior
Responsibility: Edward O. Price.
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