By P. C. Lee
Comparative stories became either extra common and extra very important as a method for figuring out the biology, behaviour and evolution of mammals. Primates have complicated social relationships and numerous ecologies, and characterize a wide species radiation. This booklet attracts jointly quite a lot of specialists from fields as diversified as reproductive biology and foraging energetics to put contemporary box learn right into a artificial viewpoint. The chapters take on debatable matters in primate biology and behavior, together with the position of mind growth and infanticide within the evolution of primate behavioural options. The ebook additionally offers an summary of comparative methodologies as utilized to fresh primate examine with the intention to offer new methods to comparative learn. it is going to be of specific curiosity to primatologists, behavioural ecologists and people attracted to the evolution of human social behaviour.
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