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By P. K. McGregor

ISBN-10: 0521823617

ISBN-13: 9780521823616

Summarizing examine growth and customers within the quickly increasing zone of animal communique networks, this e-book differs from different works on animal communique since it covers a number of animal teams and kinds of sign. It additionally highlights learn on the interface with different disciplines (for instance, psychology and body structure) and is meant for researchers within the box, complex scholars and high-level undergraduates.

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Acoustic playback) means that using the term ‘social eavesdropping’ for this behaviour may be premature. Other evidence for social eavesdropping There is, in addition to the examples given above, a variety of evidence supporting the importance of social eavesdropping as a means of information gathering. In some cases, there may be clear physiological effects; adult male Fig. ) interactants, (ii) were witnessed by a male that could be seen (and interacted with) or (iii) were not seen. (d) Treatments used by McGregor et al.

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