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1 Bertrand, M. The Behavioral Repertoire of the Stumptail Macaque: A Descriptive and Comparative Study
Basel S. Karger 1969 No Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo. 
Bibliotheca Primatologica, No. 11. 286pp. ills. photos. Describes all the behaviors and vocalizations of stumptail macaques in captive groups and in the field; major activity patterns, systems of social communication. Materials and methods of observation, bibliography. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Bonner, John T., Jr. Evolution of Culture in Animals
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1983 0-691-02373-5 / 9780691023731 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. 
214pp. ills. Survey of the developement of culture in the animal kingdom covering cultural and genetic evolution, the evolution of animal societies, learning and teaching, flexible responses and culture (the transfer of information by behavioral means). Bibliography, index. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Brown, Jerram L. Integration of Agonistic Behavior in the Steller's Jay, Cyanocitta Stelleri (Gmelin)
Berkeley University of California Press 1964 No Original Wraps Very Good 8vo. 
Publications in Zoology Vol. 60. pp. 223-324. ills. b&w plates. Introduction to study area, species and population, research methods. Aggresive postures and movements, vocalizations, integration of agonistic behavior, patterns, neural factors. Bibliography. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 Cheney, Dorothy L., & Sayfarth, Robert M. How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1990 0-226-10245-9 / 9780226102450 Hard Cover As New As New 8vo. 
388pp. ills. photos. How social behavior, communication and social knowledge indicate the way monkeys see the world; the authors did pioneering research on vocalizations and alarm calls of vervet monkeys in East Africa. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Enquist, Magnus;Ghirlanda, Stefano Neural Networks and Animal Behavior
Princeton Princeton Univ Press 2005 0691096333 / 9780691096339 Paperback New 
Graphs, bibliography, index, 253pp. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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6 Fenton, M. Brock Communication in the Chiroptera
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1985 0-253-31381-3 / 9780253313812 Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
174pp. ills., photos. Reviews the available information on communication in chirpotera. Bat physiology and ecology, methods and apparatus for communication; visual, olfactory, auditory signals; feeding, roosting, nurturing communication and vocalizations, case studies of four species. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Jolly, Alison Lemur Behavior: A Madagascar Field Study
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1966 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good 8vo. 
200pp. photos, ills. Field study on two species of lemurs, the Sifaka and the Ring-tailed lemur; ecology, individual behavior, relations with other species, troop and intertroop structure, social behavior, displays, territories, evolution of primate social behavior. Bibliography, indexes. Dust jacket has some wear, a few small edge tears but is all there. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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8 Krasnegor, N. A. (editor); Bridges, R. S. (editor) Mammalian Parenting : Biochemical, Neurobiological, and Behavioral Determinants
New York, NY Oxford University Press 1990 0-19-505600-0 / 9780195056006 Cloth As New Very Good 8vo. 
514pp. Photos, ills. Interdisciplinary research by an outstanding group of scientists. Topics include evolutionary theories, brain sexual dimorphisms, endocrine regulation, sensory cues, and experimental factors coregulated with the onset of parenting behaviors druing pregnancy and after birth. Index. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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9 Mech. L. David Wolves of Isle Royale
Washington, DC U.S Dept. of the Interior 1966 No Paperbound Very Good 8vo. 
Fauna of the National Parks of the United States Series 7. 224pp. ills., photos, maps. Classic work of field research on wolf ecology and behavior, and the dynamics of wolf and moose populations. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Mulligan, James A., S.J. Singing Behavior and Its Development in the Song Sparrow, Melospiza Melodia
Berkeley, CA University of California 1966 No Original Wraps Very Good 8vo. 
Publications in Zoology Vol. 81. 80pp. ills. Methods of recording and data collection, description of adult song, development of song in free-living, experimental and deafened birds, variability, repertoire, dialect, functions of hearing development, learning, evolution. Illustrated with sonograms. Bibliography. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11 Nitecki, M.H. (ed.), Kitchell, J.A. (ed.) Evolution of Animal Behavior: Paleontological and Field Approaches
New York, NY Oxford University Press 1986 0-19-504006-6 / 9780195040067 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
190pp. photos, ills. papers from the Chicago Field Museum's Seventh Spring Systematics Symposium on the Evolution of Behavior. Historical Approaches (Homology, Analogy and Evolution; Social and Unsocial Behavior in Dinosaurs; Evolution of Behavior Expressed in Marine Trace Fossils; Predator-prey Behavior in Gastropods & Mollusks); Field and Experimental Approaches (Parental Contribution to Offspring and the Operation of Sexual Selection; Demographic Routes to Cooperative Breeding in some New World Jays; Parent-Offspring Interaction in Anthropoid Primates). Index. List $49.95 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Quammen, David Monster Of God: The Man-eating Predator in the Jungles of History And The Mind
New York W. W. Norton & Co. 2003 0-393-05140-4 / 9780393051407 First Edition Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
526pp. maps. An examination of big predators and their effect on human psychology, science, literature and myth. Quamman focuses on four habitats and animals: brown bears in the Carpathians Mountains of Romania, saltwater crocodiles in Australia, Siberian tigers in the Russian Far East, and lions in the Gir forest of western India. Bibliography, index. List price $26.95. 
Price: 7.98 USD
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13 Walther, F.R. Communication and Expression in Hoofed Mammals
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1984 0-253-31380-5 / 9780253313805 Cloth Fine Fine 8vo. 
466pp. ills., photos. Communication in hoofed mammals, theoretical problems, and history of research. Displays and advertising behavior, territorial claims, flight signals, contact seeking, threats and dominence display, courtship, interspecific communication. Classification List of hoofed mammals, bibliography, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Waterman, Talbot H. Animal Navigation
New York Scientific American Books 1989 0-7167-5024-4 / 9780716750246 Cloth Fine Very Good 8vo. 
256pp. ills., photos, maps. Animal and human methods of navigation, spatial orientation and course keeping, compass and visual direction finding, elctric and magnetic direction finding, sense of space and mental maps, sense of time (biological clocks and calendars), reasons for migration. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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