Download PDF by Guy Beauchamp: Animal Vigilance: Monitoring Predators and Competitors

By Guy Beauchamp

ISBN-10: 0128019832

ISBN-13: 9780128019832

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s prior booklet with educational Press (Social Predation: How staff residing merits Predators and Prey) via constructing a number of different topics together with the advance and mechanisms underlying vigilance, in addition to constructing extra absolutely 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 overview of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have fascinated about many elements of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive price to empirical examine within the laboratory and within the box. The titanic literature on vigilance is broadly dispersed with usually little touch among types and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on various taxa corresponding 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, resembling vigilance copying and impression of nutrients density
  • Highlights contemporary demanding situations to assumptions of conventional versions of vigilance, similar to the belief that vigilance is self sustaining between team participants, that's reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written by way of a most sensible specialist in animal vigilance

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