Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (Oxford Quick Reference)

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This fascinating dictionary covers all aspects of animal behavior. Written by David McFarland, an established expert in this field, the book contains terms from the related fields of ecology, physiology and psychology. Entries of each animal behavior is complimented by examples where applicable and are cross-referenced. In addition, the book is jargon free, making it and accessible for both professionals and general readers. Clear, concise, comprehensive, and informative, the Dictionary of Animal Behavior is an excellent source of reference for naturalists, bird-watchers, and animal enthusiasts everywhere, and essential reading for students of biology and psychology

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David McFarland is President of Casa Cantarilla in Lanzarote, Spain. He was the editor of The Oxford Companion to Animal Behavior.

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Easy to understand and relatively jargon-free. * Jessica Flack, Times Higher Education Supplement *

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