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Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674984165, Harvard University Press, September 2018
256 pp., 25.4x17.1 cm, 101 colour illus., 197 halftones, 89 maps, 14 tables
Based on years of field work and the examination of thousands of museum specimens, "The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras" is the final installment of a series of volumes by James R. McCranie documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Hond...
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New Chimpanzee A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin
ISBN: HB: 9780674977112, Harvard University Press, March 2018
260 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 map, 8 graphs, 6 tables
Recent discoveries about wild chimpanzees have dramatically reshaped our understanding of these great apes and their kinship with humans. We now know that chimpanzees not only have genomes similar to our own but also plot political coups, wage wars o...
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First in Fly Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery
ISBN: HB: 9780674971011, Harvard University Press, March 2018
270 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 line illus., 1 table
A single species of fly, Drosophila melanogaster, has been the subject of scientific research for more than one hundred years. Why does this tiny insect merit such intense scrutiny? Drosophila's importance as a research organism began with its short...
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How the Vertebrate Brain Regulates Behavior Direct from the Lab
ISBN: HB: 9780674660311, Harvard University Press, May 2017
272 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 28 line illus.
Throughout his remarkable career, Donald Pfaff has demonstrated that by choosing problems and methods with care, biologists can study the molecular mechanisms of brains more complex than those of fruit flies, snails, roundworms, and other invertebrat...
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Animal Game Searching for Wildness at the American Zoo
ISBN: HB: 9780674737341, Harvard University Press, November 2016
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The spread of empires in the nineteenth century brought more than new territories and populations under Western sway. Animals were also swept up in the net of imperialism, as jungles and veldts became colonial ranches and plantations. A booming trade...
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Bee Time Lessons from the Hive
ISBN: PB: 9780674970854, ISBN: HB: 9780674368392, Harvard University Press, September 2016
296 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes – from the low hum of tens of thousands of insects and the pungent smell of honey and beeswax, to the sight of workers flying back and forth between flowers and the hive. The experience...
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Anoles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674504417, Harvard University Press, February 2015
300 pp., 25.4x17 cm, 85 colour photographs, 33 halftones, 44 maps
The lizard genus Anolis contains more species than any other genus of reptile, bird, or mammal. Caribbean members of this group have been intensively studied and have become a model system for the study of ecology, evolution, and biogeography, but kn...
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Planet Without Apes
ISBN: PB: 9780674416840, Harvard University Press, November 2014
272 pp., 19x12.7 cm, 4 halftones
"Planet Without Apes" demands that we consider whether we can live with the consequences of wiping our closest relatives off the face of the Earth. Leading primatologist Craig Stanford warns that extinction of the great apes – chimpanzees, bonobos, g...
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Mind of the Horse An Introduction to Equine Cognition
ISBN: HB: 9780674724969, Harvard University Press, November 2013
464 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 tables, 16 colour illus., 60 halftones, 52 line illus.
Horses were first domesticated about 6,000 years ago on the vast Eurasian steppe extending from Mongolia to the Carpathian Mountains. Yet only in the last two decades have scientists begun to explore the specific mental capacities of these animals. R...
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Spirit of the Hive The Mechanism of Social Evolution
ISBN: HB: 9780674073029, Harvard University Press, June 2013
224 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 4 tables, 39 halftones, 30 line illus.
Charles Darwin struggled to explain how forty thousand bees working in the dark, seemingly by instinct alone, could organize themselves to construct something as perfect as a honey comb. How do bees accomplish such incredible tasks? Synthesizing the...
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