Animal Vigilance: Monitoring Predators and Competitors by Guy Beauchamp

By Guy Beauchamp

Animal Vigilance builds at the author’s past e-book with educational Press (Social Predation: How team residing advantages Predators and Prey) by way of constructing a number of 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 leading edge of analysis on animal habit for a few years, yet no accomplished evaluation of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have serious about many points of animal vigilance, from types of its adaptive price to empirical learn within the laboratory and within the box. The gigantic literature on vigilance is largely dispersed with usually little touch among versions and empirical paintings and among researchers targeting diverse taxa equivalent 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 diversity of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses a number of more moderen advancements within the quarter, similar to vigilance copying and impression of meals density
  • Highlights fresh demanding situations to assumptions of conventional types of vigilance, akin to the belief that vigilance is self sufficient between staff participants, that is reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written via a most sensible specialist in animal vigilance

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