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Longman's Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia - Млекопитающиеся КНИГИ ;ЕСТЕСТВЕННЫЕ НАУКИ Автор: Лонгман Название: Иллюстрированная энциклопедия Лонгмана Издательство: Longman Год: 2006 Формат: PDF Качество: Отличное Размер: forty four. sixty one MбТретий профессионально сделанный атлас от Лонгмана. В этом атласе вы найдете почти все виды млекопитающихся.
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Why do pigeons bob their heads after they walk?
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What do birds research and remember?
Explanations are drawn from various ornithological experiences and researches. What could be greater than a short harvest from years of attempt of the ornithologists in a couple of hours? it is possible for you to to faucet many killer issues for you subsequent chat along with your fellow birders.
Advances within the research of habit used to be initiated over forty years in the past to serve the expanding variety of scientists engaged within the research of animal habit. That quantity remains to be increasing. This quantity makes one other vital ''contribution to the improvement of the field'' by means of featuring theoretical principles and learn to these learning animal habit and to their colleagues in neighboring fields.
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In the specific context of human behavioral evolution, the scenario Pievani favors is that altruism and cooperativeness of the human kind had their origins in an earlier tendency toward reciprocity, a tendency that proved advantageous in early human groups exposed to the hazards of woodland environments. A succession of circumstances then followed in which this tendency became exaptively amplified in a series of stages. This scenario coincides well with what we know about the pattern of other behavioral acquisitions among our precursors, and it also fits comfortably with the fact that we still perceive echoes of our untidy origins in our dealings with each other and with the world around us.
23 24 D. W. Sussman A. ramidus noted: “We interpret the physiographical setting to have been a flat plain with little topography where scattered carcasses of medium and large mammals were ravaged by carnivores . . , 1994:332). (The full list of predators found in conjunction with A. 75-million-year-old hominin skull exhibiting punctures from sabertoothed cat fangs. 6 million years have been found in the den of an extinct hyena species. A 900,000-year-old member of the genus Homo from Olorgesailie, Kenya, shows carnivore bite marks on the browridge.
However, many results from behavioral, hormonal, and brain imaging studies offer a new perspective of primates and their proclivities for cooperation, sociality, and peace. For example, after 16-years research on the behavior and ecology of wild savanna baboons, Silk et al. conclude that social integration even enhances reproductive capabilities in female baboons: “Females who had more social contact with other adult group members and were more fully socially integrated into their groups were more likely than other females to rear infants successfully” (2003:1231).