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

By Guy Beauchamp

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s past e-book with educational Press (Social Predation: How workforce dwelling advantages Predators and Prey) via constructing a number of different subject matters together with the advance 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 finished assessment of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have serious about many features of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive worth to empirical study within the laboratory and within the box. The colossal literature on vigilance is extensively dispersed with frequently little touch among versions and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on varied taxa akin to birds and mammals. Animal Vigilance fills this hole within the to be had material.

  • Tackles vigilance from all angles, theoretical and empirical, whereas together with the broadest variety of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses a number of more moderen advancements within the zone, akin to vigilance copying and impression of nutrients density
  • Highlights fresh demanding situations to assumptions of conventional types of vigilance, corresponding to the belief that vigilance is self reliant between crew contributors, that is reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written via a most sensible professional in animal vigilance

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