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By Guy Beauchamp

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s past ebook with educational Press (Social Predation: How staff dwelling merits Predators and Prey) via constructing numerous different issues together with the advance and mechanisms underlying vigilance, in addition to constructing extra absolutely the evolution and serve as of vigilance.

Animal vigilance has been on the vanguard of analysis on animal habit for a few years, yet no complete evaluation of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have fascinated by many features of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive worth to empirical learn within the laboratory and within the box. The giant literature on vigilance is greatly dispersed with usually little touch among types and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on various taxa akin 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 variety of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses numerous more recent advancements within the quarter, corresponding to vigilance copying and impact of meals density
  • Highlights contemporary demanding situations to assumptions of conventional types of vigilance, corresponding to the belief that vigilance is self sustaining between workforce participants, that's reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written by means of a most sensible specialist in animal vigilance

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