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The Eye Designs of the Animal Kingdom

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter studies the eye designs of the animal kingdom. Today, there are ten generally recognized optical eye types that have evolved in various branches of the animal kingdom. Whereas ... More


Disney’s Animal Kingdom: The Wild That Never Was

Stephanie Rutherford

in Governing the Wild: Ecotours of Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674404
eISBN:
9781452946740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674404.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter considers how Disney packages and sells nature as part of its collection of goods at the Disney Animal Kingdom Theme Park. It addresses Disney's influence as a cultural producer and its ... More


Governing the Wild: Ecotours of Power

Stephanie Rutherford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674404
eISBN:
9781452946740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674404.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Take four emblematic American scenes: the Hall of Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History in New York; Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando; an ecotour of Yellowstone and ... More


. Africa in Florida: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Carol Magee

in Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Radicalized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031526
eISBN:
9781617031533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031526.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter, like the previous one, focuses on particular facilities at the Walt Disney World Resort where there exist certain implications for the perception of Africa in American popular culture. ... More


Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Grigori Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and Sten Grillner

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

What does the swimming leech have to do with the running human? The ability to move actively in space is essential to members of the animal kingdom, and the evolution of the nervous system relates to ... More


Introduction: Moral Entanglements in Experimental Animal Science

Lesley A. Sharp

in Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The moral entanglements of human-animal relations have complex histories, as evidenced in anthropology’s longstanding interest in the relevance of interspecies encounters in shaping social worlds. ... More


The background to hominid intelligence

Stephen E. G. Lea

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Among the animal species that share some kind of common ancestor with humans there are many, in addition to the four species of great ape that apparently also share some kind of intelligence. Such ... More


Origins; or, Paradise Dawning

Werner Sollors

in Neither Black Nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195052824
eISBN:
9780199855155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195052824.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Adam and Eve were a black–white couple. This is at least the way in which they have been depicted on an eighteenth-century door panel of the Alte (formerly Gärtnersche) Apotheke, a pharmacy in Calw ... More


ANIMALIA (METAZOA)

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

In Systema Naturæ (1735, 1758), Carolus Linnaeus proposed a definition of the Kingdom Animalia: natural objects that grow, live, and sense. In contrast, plants grow and live but do not sense, while ... More


Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Claus Nielsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of evolution in the animal kingdom. It reviews the classical, morphological information from structure and embryology, as well as the new data gained from ... More


A gentle introduction to genomics

Joel T. Dudley

in Exploring Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199644483
eISBN:
9780191774577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644483.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter first takes on the task of defining the key terms that are to be used in the rest of the book. It first defines a genome, and then goes on to discuss the many terms surrounding it. The ... More


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