Animal Behavior An Evolutionary Approach. Sixth edition.
Sinauer Associates, 1998 (6e druk), 640 blz., porto 6,75 euro NL, ISBN 9780878930098, Gebonden, in zeer goede staat. Geillustreerd.,New edition of a text which has been extensively rewritten to incorporate new evidence and topics, such as the origins of insect flight. Stresses the utility of evolutionary theory in unifying the different behavioral disciplines. Sixteen chapters are organized into two major sections, one dealing with the proximate mechanisms of behavior and the other with the ultimate or evolutionary causes. They emphasize the role of theory and hypothesis-testing in science and the tentative nature of scientific conclusions, and identify controversial and unresolved issues. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR..