Animal behaviour

    Understanding Animal Behaviour

    By Rory Putman

    Paperback £13.85

    A highly readable and accessible introduction to current knowledge about the way animals behave. Comprehensive and authoritative. Beautifully illustrated throughout by wildlife artist Catherine Putman.

    What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

    By Jonathan Balcombe

    Paperback £8.45

    `Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sentient beings' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    Olfaction in Animal Behaviour and Welf

    Paperback Save £6.54 = £38.46

    Olfaction and pheromones is an exploding area of research in animal behaviour and welfare. Focusing on animals managed by humans, this book introduces the subject of olfaction in an evidence-based, but easy-to-understand way, explaining the importance of odours for animal behaviour and welfare.

    Avian Cognition

    Hardback £65.84

    Birds have remarkable cognitive abilities, often on a par with those of apes and monkeys. This volume describes the full range of avian cognitive abilities, exploring what birds are able to do, how they do it and how this relates to the cognitive abilities of other species, including humans.

    Carnivore Minds

    By G. A. Bradshaw

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    An unprecedented scientific journey into the minds and experiences of grizzlies, sharks, rattlesnakes, crocodiles, and other carnivores we wrongly stereotype

    Animal Vocal Communication

    By Eugene S. Morton

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.84

    Exploring a new way to conceptualize animal vocal communication, this book moves beyond an earlier emphasis on senders' management of receiver behaviour, to emphasise how receivers' responses influence signalling. It offers important insights for researchers and students of animal behaviour, sensory biology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology.

    Songs of Love and War

    By Dominic Couzens

    Hardback £12.65

    The dawn chorus: a single voice cutting through the darkness heralds a breaking wave of sound at the very beginning of the day. It is an iconic natural phenomenon with many familiar performers, yet it is a mysterious event for which there is no complete explanation. A mass of starlings...

    Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?

    By Ben Ambridge

    Paperback £10.25

    What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new book has a surprising answer: less than you might think. Really, we're all just animals. But all animals - us included - are pretty special. Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee? is a...

    Comparative Social Evolution

    Paperback Save £4.51 = £40.48

    Bringing together the principle taxonomic groups, from ants to primates, this volume provides a unique perspective on the evolution of cooperative group living. The chapters synthesize features of animal social life to foster the development of a framework for a common, trait-based approach towards social synthesis.

    Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

    By Tristram D. Wyatt

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Animal behaviour is a central topic of zoology, and with the development of ideas concerning the role of genes as well as environment the subject has been transformed. Tristram Wyatt gives a modern view, including a sense of the power of gene knock-outs, computing, and image analysis to enable detailed...

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