Animal Behaviour

ByDr. Girish Chandra

Animal Behaviour


     Ethology is the science of the study of animal behaviour. This is a comparatively new science developed during the last century. It deals with the response of animals to various stimuli and factors operating in the environment.

    The following chapters are included in this section:

Animal Behaviour (Ethology)

By (author): Agarwal V.K.

1. Animal Behaviour deals with various types of behaviours ofanimals and also that the human beings 2. The matter is presented in simple and lucid style 3. Each Chapter is well-supported by numerous illustrations4. Anexhaustive Glossary is included at the end of the book along withIndex. Contents 1. Intorduction 2. Approches to the study of behaviour 3. Behaviour Patterns 4. Behaviour Ecology: Habitat selection 5. Ecological aspects of behaviour: Food selection,Anti-predator behaviour, Host-parasite relation 6. Genetic bases of behaviour 7. Evolution of behaviiour 8. Individual behaviour (conflick and Aggression) 9. Communication in Animals 10. Pheromones (Chemical Communication) 11. Socila Behaviour (Also include Dominance andTerritoriality) 12. Reproductive Behaviour Patterns (courtship, Mating Systemsand Parental Care) 13. Biological Rhythms (Circadian, Circalunar and CircannualRhythms and Biological clocks) 14. Migratory behaviour (Also includes Orientation andNavigation) 15. Human Ethology 16. Hormones, Drugs and Behaviour Glossary Selected Reading Index
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