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Animal domestication and behavior / Edward O. Price.

Author/Creator:
Price, Edward O.
Publication:
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 297 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Domestication.
Animal behavior.
Domestic animals.
Medical subjects:
Animals, Domestic.
Behavior, Animal.
Contents:
Why Study Domestication?
Approaches to the Study of Domestication
Pre-adaptations for Domestication
Genetic Mechanisms Influencing Domestication
Inbreeding
Genetic Drift
Artificial Selection
Natural Selection in Captivity
Relaxation of Natural Selection
Variation Under Domestication
Genetic Variability and Behavior
Morphological and Physiological Traits
Adaptation to the Biological Environment
Feeding and Drinking
Predation, Infectious Diseases and Parasites
Interactions with Humans
Social Environment
Adaptation to the Physical Environment
Climate and Shelter
Use of Space
Behavioral Development, Feralization and Animal Welfare
Behavioral Development in Captive Animals
Reintroductions and Feralization
Welfare and Ethics.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-282).
ISBN:
0851995977 (alk. paper)
9780851995977 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
48906539
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