By Jerry O Wolff;Paul W Sherman
Rodent Societies synthesizes and integrates the present kingdom of data in regards to the social habit of rodents, offering ecological and evolutionary contexts for knowing their societies and highlighting rising conservation and administration innovations to maintain them. It starts with a precis of the evolution, phylogeny, and biogeography of social and nonsocial rodents, offering a old foundation for comparative analyses. next sections specialise in group-living rodents and signify their reproductive behaviors, existence histories and inhabitants ecology, genetics, neuroendocrine mechanisms, behavioral improvement, cognitive strategies, verbal exchange mechanisms, cooperative and uncooperative behaviors, antipredator techniques, comparative socioecology, illnesses, and conservation. utilizing the hugely different and well-studied Rodentia as version structures to combine numerous examine techniques and evolutionary concept right into a unifying framework, Rodent Societies will entice a variety of disciplines, either as a compendium of present learn and as a stimulus for destiny collaborative and interdisciplinary investigations.
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