behavioural ecology


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behavioural ecology

the aspect of the study of ECOLOGY having regard to how NATURAL SELECTION might affect behaviour.
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The study was published in the journal 'Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology'.
LAST Saturday's "And one more thing..." opinion piece in Weekend, had a lecturer in behavioural ecology exploring whether it is right to step in to save a wild animal from certain death, as happened recently while filming an episode of the BBC's Dynasties, thus compromising nature's prime directive, the "survival of the fittest" - so how delightfully ironic then that the author was one Louise Gentle (Do not go, Gentle, into that goodnight!).
Former Paisley Tech lecturer Dr Alan Goodall is world-renowned for his scientific research into the behavioural ecology and conservation of rare mountain gorillas in Central Africa.
The extraordinary tale caught the attention of bee psychologist Lars Chittka, a professor in sensory and behavioural ecology at Queen Margaret University of London, who was left baffled.
These animals have been model species for behavioural ecology research over the past 50 years and so represent an ideal organism for developing a clear understanding of image-based polarization vision.
Pages 64-97 in Behavioural ecology: an evolutionary approach.
Dr Sean Twiss, lecturer in behavioural ecology at Durham University, said: "Being able to identify seals as individuals is critical to all of our work, and we are finding that these seals show remarkable individuality in the way they behave."
Differently coloured insects marked by scientists interested in behavioural ecology attracted a lot of attention from children.
Writing in the journal Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, they said such men produced, on average, more than two-and-ahalf children.
She wrote in the journal Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology: "Finding a social partner, whatever its sex, could be a priority.
thesis is entitled 'Behavioural Ecology of Chimpanzees in Gombe National Park, Tanzania'.
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