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Animal Behaviour

By: S. Prasad.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: India: CBS Publishers & Distributors; 2004Edition: 1st ed.Description: 348 p.ISBN: 8123910665 (paperback); 9788123910666 (paperback).Subject(s): Zoology | Animal BehaviourDDC classification: 636.0832 Prasad 17134 1st 2004 Zoology Summary: More than the human world, the world of animals is a panorama of wonder and mystery. The behaviours of animals are varied and fascinating modified through evolution. Animals live a social life; they reproduce. they bring up their offsprings in their own way and they have the knack to know time both in day and night. They have interesting channels of communication with one another. Yet the human beings are distinctly different from other animals in their behaviour. All these and many more interesting facts have been presented, detailed out and discussed in the eleven chapters of this book The book is the first serious attempt to compute scattered materials on animal behaviour in a systematic format and to build up a cogent perspective on this intriguingly fascinating subject. Written in a lucid and simple language, the book will work as an indispensable companion for graduate and postgraduate students of the universities of India and neighbouring countries. The book is also useful for candidates preparing for civil services conducted by UPSC. aspirants of National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship conducted by UGc. students preparing for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) conducted by CSIR. Selection Test for Lectureship (SLET) conducted by different States. and persons interested in behaviour of wild and pet animals. Self diagrams along with charts and tables make the book update and immensely readable for students and teachers alike. It is equally appealing and informative for general readers. The book reflects the author s deep knowledge, innovative approach and a competent style to illustrate and explain difficult matter in a simple, direct and limpid style.The book is a tour de force of information and skill. 1. Animal Behaviour : A General Account 2. The Diversity of Behaviour 3. Factors Composing Behaviour: Ethogenetics, Neurothology, Ethoendocrinology and Pheromones 4. Methods of Studying Behaviour 5. Animal Society 6. Reproductive Behaviour 7. Parental Care 8. Animal Migration 9. Chronobiology 10. Animal Communication 11. Human Behaviour.
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More than the human world, the world of animals is a panorama of wonder and mystery. The behaviours of animals are varied and fascinating modified through evolution. Animals live a social life; they reproduce. they bring up their offsprings in their own way and they have the knack to know time both in day and night. They have interesting channels of communication with one another. Yet the human beings are distinctly different from other animals in their behaviour. All these and many more interesting facts have been presented, detailed out and discussed in the eleven chapters of this book The book is the first serious attempt to compute scattered materials on animal behaviour in a systematic format and to build up a cogent perspective on this intriguingly fascinating subject. Written in a lucid and simple language, the book will work as an indispensable companion for graduate and postgraduate students of the universities of India and neighbouring countries. The book is also useful for candidates preparing for civil services conducted by UPSC. aspirants of National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship conducted by UGc. students preparing for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) conducted by CSIR. Selection Test for Lectureship (SLET) conducted by different States. and persons interested in behaviour of wild and pet animals. Self diagrams along with charts and tables make the book update and immensely readable for students and teachers alike. It is equally appealing and informative for general readers. The book reflects the author s deep knowledge, innovative approach and a competent style to illustrate and explain difficult matter in a simple, direct and limpid style.The book is a tour de force of information and skill. 1. Animal Behaviour : A General Account 2. The Diversity of Behaviour 3. Factors Composing Behaviour: Ethogenetics, Neurothology, Ethoendocrinology and Pheromones 4. Methods of Studying Behaviour 5. Animal Society 6. Reproductive Behaviour 7. Parental Care 8. Animal Migration 9. Chronobiology 10. Animal Communication 11. Human Behaviour.

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