Read e-book online Animal Vigilance: Monitoring Predators and Competitors PDF

By Guy Beauchamp

ISBN-10: 0128019832

ISBN-13: 9780128019832

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s past book with educational Press (Social Predation: How workforce dwelling merits Predators and Prey) via constructing numerous different issues together with the improvement and mechanisms underlying vigilance, in addition to constructing extra totally the evolution and serve as of vigilance.

Animal vigilance has been on the vanguard of study on animal habit for a few years, yet no entire evaluation of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have excited by many points of animal vigilance, from versions of its adaptive worth to empirical examine within the laboratory and within the box. The colossal literature on vigilance is broadly dispersed with usually little touch among versions and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on diversified taxa similar to birds and mammals. Animal Vigilance fills this hole within the on hand material.

  • Tackles vigilance from all angles, theoretical and empirical, whereas together with the broadest variety of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses numerous more moderen advancements within the quarter, resembling vigilance copying and influence of nutrients density
  • Highlights fresh demanding situations to assumptions of conventional types of vigilance, equivalent to the belief that vigilance is self sufficient between workforce contributors, that's reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written by means of a most sensible professional in animal vigilance

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