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 workforce dwelling advantages Predators and Prey) by way of constructing numerous different subject matters together with the improvement and mechanisms underlying vigilance, in addition to constructing extra totally the evolution and serve as of vigilance.

Animal vigilance has been on the vanguard of analysis on animal habit for a few years, yet no complete evaluation of this subject has existed. scholars of animal habit have inquisitive about many elements of animal vigilance, from versions of its adaptive price to empirical learn within the laboratory and within the box. The monstrous literature on vigilance is extensively dispersed with frequently little touch among types and empirical paintings and among researchers concentrating on diversified taxa resembling 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 variety of species to underscore unifying themes
  • Discusses numerous more moderen advancements within the quarter, similar to vigilance copying and impression of nutrition density
  • Highlights contemporary demanding situations to assumptions of conventional versions of vigilance, reminiscent of the idea that vigilance is self sustaining between workforce participants, that is reviewed in the course of dialogue of synchronization and coordination of vigilance in a group
  • Written by means of a most sensible specialist in animal vigilance

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