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Animal Personality and Conservation Biology The Importance of Behavioral Diversity

Brian R. Smith and Daniel T. Blumstein

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses how personality and behavioral diversity are important determinants of genetic diversity and the long-term persistence of populations, and also describes the anthropogenic ... More


Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony

Kevin N. Laland

in Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182810
eISBN:
9780691184470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182810.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter poses the question of the evolution of intellectual faculties. But a satisfactory explanation demands insight into the evolutionary origins of some of our most striking attributes—our ... More


Behavior and Neurobiology

Justin S. Rhodes and Tadeusz J. Kawecki

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents some of the methods in experimental evolution that can be used to study the evolution of behavior, illustrating how these can be applied toward understanding the origin and ... More


The Evolution of Energetics in Birds and Mammals: La Evoluión De La EnergÉtica En Aves MamÍferos

Brian K. McNab

in The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides a far-ranging review of the evolution of energetics in both birds and mammals. It notes that energetics effectively integrates diverse aspects of the natural history of an ... More


Rapid morphological, behavioral, and ecological evolution in Drosophila: comparisons between the endemic Hawaiian Drosophila and the cactophilic repleta species group

Patrick M. O’Grady and Therese Ann Markow

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Two of the largest and, arguably, most interesting groups of Drosophila are the Hawaiian Drosophila, a lineage of over 600 species that have diversified rapidly in the Hawaiian Islands; and the ... More


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