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Chimpanzees in ContextA Comparative Perspective on Chimpanzee Behavior, Cognition, Conservation, and Welfare

Chimpanzees in Context: A Comparative Perspective on Chimpanzee Behavior, Cognition, Conservation, and Welfare

Lydia M. Hopper and Stephen R. Ross (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226727844
eISBN:
9780226728032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226728032.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The study of the chimpanzee, the human’s closest relative, has led scientists to exciting discoveries about evolution, behavior, and cognition over the past half century. In this book, both young and ... More

Phyllostomid BatsA Unique Mammalian Radiation

Phyllostomid Bats: A Unique Mammalian Radiation

Theodore H Fleming, Liliana M. Dávalos, and Marco A. R. Mello (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226696126
eISBN:
9780226696263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226696263.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

With over two-hundred species distributed across most of mainland Mexico, Central and South America, and islands in the Caribbean Sea, the Phyllostomidae bat family (American leaf-nosed bats) is one ... More

Spider WebsBehavior, Function, and Evolution

Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

William Eberhard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Spider silk proteins almost all evolved from a single ancestral “spidroin” gene that later multiplied in diverse forms. The strongest spider silk combines extraordinary extensibility and toughness, ... More

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