By Guy Beauchamp
Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s past ebook with educational Press (Social Predation: How staff dwelling advantages Predators and Prey) by way of constructing a number of different topics together with the improvement and mechanisms underlying vigilance, in addition to constructing extra absolutely the evolution and serve as of vigilance.
Animal vigilance has been on the leading edge of study on animal habit for a few years, yet no entire evaluate of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have interested in many elements of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive price to empirical study within the laboratory and within the box. The tremendous literature on vigilance is broadly dispersed with usually little touch among types and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on diversified taxa equivalent 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 diversity of species to underscore unifying themes
- Discusses numerous more recent advancements within the sector, similar to vigilance copying and impact of nutrition density
- Highlights contemporary demanding situations to assumptions of conventional versions of vigilance, equivalent to the idea that vigilance is autonomous between team participants, that's reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
- Written through a best specialist in animal vigilance
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