By Guy Beauchamp

ISBN-10: 0128019832

ISBN-13: 9780128019832

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s prior book with educational Press (Social Predation: How crew residing merits Predators and Prey) by way of constructing a number of different subject matters 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 analysis on animal habit for a few years, yet no entire assessment of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have fascinated with many features of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive price to empirical learn within the laboratory and within the box. The titanic literature on vigilance is commonly dispersed with usually little touch among versions and empirical paintings and among researchers targeting diversified taxa resembling 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 diversity of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses a number of more recent advancements within the zone, equivalent to vigilance copying and impression of nutrients density
  • Highlights contemporary demanding situations to assumptions of conventional types of vigilance, corresponding to the idea that vigilance is self reliant between workforce individuals, that's reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written through a most sensible professional in animal vigilance

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