By Ken Yasukawa
Discover why animals do what they do, in line with their genes, physiologies, cultures, traditions, survival and mating merits, and evolutionary histories―and learn how learning habit within the animal global is helping us comprehend human behavior.
• offers readers with own narratives from the researchers themselves, permitting infrequent insights into how researchers imagine and what drives their studies
• Explains animal habit at the animal's phrases instead of anthropomorphizing its activities as is usually performed within the renowned press and the media
• features a finished thesaurus of behavioral terms
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