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  1. Animal Behavior Desk Reference

    A Dictionary of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution, Third Edition

    By Edward M. Barrows

    "Words are our tools, and, as a minimum, we should use clean tools. We should know what we mean and what we do not, and we must forearm ourselves against the traps that language sets us." -- The Need for Precise Terminology, Austin (1957, 7–8) It follows that, for effective and efficient...

    Published April 26th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes

    Edited by Robert D. Aldridge, David M. Sever

    Series: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny

    Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper. Beginning with a review of the history of snake...

    Published April 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Key Transitions in Animal Evolution

    Edited by Rob Desalle, Bernd Schierwater

    Tackling one of the most difficult and delicate of the evolutionary questions, this challenging book summarizes the more recent results in phylogenetics and developmental biology that address the evolution of key innovations in metazoans. Divided into three sections, the first considers the...

    Published December 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Viking DNA

    The Wirral and West Lancashire Project

    By Stephen E. Harding, Mark Jobling, Turi King

    This book details a genetic survey that has taken place focusing on men from old families from Wirral and West Lancashire. These 'Viking hot spots' in North West England exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear Viking presence. The book explains—with the...

    Published December 1st 2010 by CRC Press

  5. The Biology of Lungfishes

    Edited by Jorden Morup Jorgensen, Jean Joss

    The Biology of Lungfishes presents an up-to-date collection of reviews on some of the most important aspects of the life of lungfishes. The book draws on contributions from well-known experts with a long record of scientific work within their respective fields. The general natural history of the...

    Published November 29th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gorilla

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    Edited by Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero, Gaelle Bello, Mercedex Barbosa, Bernard A. Wood

    Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by CRC Press

  7. African Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphic Landscape Evolution

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 30, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    This 30st jubilee volume (2010) of "Palaeoecology of Africa" looks back and reflects the "state of the art" of what is actually known on former African climates and ecosystems in the format of review articles authored by specialists in the field. New research articles on climate and ecosystem...

    Published November 1st 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Religion and Science

    Edited by Sara Fletcher Harding, Nancy Morvillo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Muscles of Vertebrates

    Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Homologies and Development

    By Rui Diogo, Virginia Abdala

    The Vertebrata is one of the most speciose groups of animals, comprising more than 58,000 living species. This book provides a detailed account on the comparative anatomy, development, homologies and evolution of the head, neck, pectoral and forelimb muscles of vertebrates. It includes hundreds of...

    Published July 21st 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine

    Herbal Medicines for Animal Health

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Dibungi Luseba

    Despite the undoubted success of a scientific approach to pharmaceuticals, the last few decades have witnessed a spectacular rise in interest in herbal medicinal products. This general interest has been followed by increasing scientific and commercial attention that led to the coining of the term...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by CRC Press