Download E-books The Welfare of Domestic Fowl and Other Captive Birds PDF

By John E. Cooper, Margaret E. Cooper (auth.), Ian J. H. Duncan, Penny Hawkins (eds.)

This e-book describes the welfare implications of conserving wild and domesticated birds in captivity. The environmental and social specifications of assorted avian species are mentioned and proposals made for applicable housing and administration strategies. specific realization is paid to human- interactions and their effect at the behaviour and welfare of the birds concerned. education equipment for spouse birds also are defined. attainable destiny tendencies in conserving birds in captivity are mentioned when it comes to evolving legislation and codes for either wild and domesticated birds and within the mild of constructing moral attitudes to animals.

The publication should be useful to all those that retain birds together with chook farmers, puppy vendors, and bosses and caretakers of birds stored in laboratories, zoos, natural world aviaries, and rehabilitation centres. it's going to even be of significant curiosity to chicken creation, zoology, flora and fauna and veterinary students.

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Download E-books Atlas de biologie animale - Tome 1 - 3e éd. : Les grands plans d'organisation PDF

Destinés en priorité aux étudiants en Licence ou préparant des concours, les ouvrages de los angeles série "Atlas" présentent sous une forme illustrée les principaux ideas et modèles de l. a. biologie. Ce quantity présente les grands plans d'organisation des animaux. Cette 3e édition en deux couleurs tient compte de l. a. nouvelle phylogénie. Certaines pictures ainsi que leur schéma associé ont été renouvelés pour améliorer l'efficacité pédagogique des exemples choisis et un cahier de eight pages en couleur a été ajouté.

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Download E-books Primates in Fragments: Complexity and Resilience (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects) PDF

This e-book is quantity in a chain for Primates in Fragments. during this quantity, ten years after the 1st http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+%26+archaeology/book/978-0-306-47696-9, we proceed to deal with concerns concerning primates inside a fractured panorama. There are seven sections in keeping with particular different types of primates in fragments. within the Introductory part, authors speak about the problems surrounding primates in remnant habitats in addition to inspire dialogue approximately what we suggest by way of fragmentation on a panorama scale. within the long term and nearby reviews part, authors current details on adjustments that experience happened in the course of longer reports in addition to alterations that experience happened over areas. within the panorama, Metapopulations and the Matrix part, authors disguise subject matters from dry to wet forests, and from metapopulations to unmarried species use of a number of fragments destinations. In Feeding and Behavioral Ecology, authors take a more in-depth examine the pliability and responsiveness of primates in fragments by way of their nutrients offerings, source use, and behavioral adjustments. In Endemic, Endangered, and Nocturnal Primates authors discover info regarding severe primates dwelling in significant urban facilities to the heights of the Himalayas. In Genetics, sickness and Parasites authors conceal themes together with inhabitants viability, sickness and parasite transmission among primates in fragments and people. eventually, within the Conservation and Ecology: Threats and administration part, we synthesize info during this quantity and make suggestions for the way forward for paintings during this box and the survivability of primates in fragments.

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Download E-books Passerine Migration: Stopovers and Flight PDF

Such a lot birds can't hide the space among their breeding and iciness quarters in a single hop. they need to make a number of flights alternated with stopovers. Which elements govern the birds’ judgements to prevent, to prevent for the way lengthy, while to renew flight? what's larger – to amass a lot gas and to make lengthy flights for lots of 1000s of kilometres, or to commute in small steps? Is it essential to locate habitats just like the breeding ones or different habitats may do? Are lengthy migratory flights certainly so expensive energetically as frequently assumed? This monograph summarizes our present wisdom at the ecology of songbird migrants in the course of migratory stopovers and on their behaviour.​

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Download E-books Horses and Other Animals In Motion. 45 Classic Photographic Sequences / Лошади и другие животные в движении. 45 классических фотосеквенций PDF

By Eadweard Muybridge

Эта книга - сборник фотографий различных животных в движении. Фотографии сделаны со скоростью 1/2000 секунды, и полученные секвенции кадров представляют собой типичные движения лошадей и других животных на расчерченном вспомогательной сеткой фоне. Большинство секвенций включают снимки с нескольких углов зрения. Лошади показаны в ходьбе, рыси, легком галопе, галопе, тянущими повозку и т.д. Также представлены движения собак, кошек, свиней, слона, козы, птиц и др.
Книга является репринтом издания, выпущенного в 1887 году.
На мой взгляд, будет полезна художникам в качестве референсов при изображении животных.

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Download E-books Avian Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PDF

By Lewis Stevens

The biology of birds is diversified and often differs considerably from that of alternative vertebrates. Many birds migrate or fly at excessive altitudes, whereas egg-laying and feather creation areas excessive calls for on nutrient uptake and garage. This e-book is the single accomplished and up to date survey of avian biochemistry and molecular biology to be had. It emphasises the similarities and ameliorations among birds and different vertebrates, focusing on new advancements. the 1st part offers with protein, lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, its hormonal regulate and the variations that take place in birds. the second one covers the avian genome, gene expression, and avian immunology. development and embryological improvement also are mentioned. Avian Biochemistry and Molecular Biology should be of curiosity to all these engaged on birds, specifically postgraduate scholars and researchers.

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Download E-books Chemical Ecology of Vertebrates PDF

Focusing completely at the chemically mediated interactions among vertebrates, together with people and different animals and vegetation, this monograph combines info from greatly scattered technical literature in several disciplines. it will likely be an imperative reference for undergraduates, graduate scholars and researchers attracted to how chemical signs are used for inter- and intra-specific conversation in vertebrates.

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Download E-books Willkommen und Abschied: Thirty-Five Years of German Writers-in-Residence at Oberlin College (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) PDF

On account that 1968, Oberlin collage has hosted a German writers-in-residence application, the oldest application of its style within the usa. The checklist of individuals in the course of its first 35 years is extraordinary, together with a few of the so much popular writers from Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland. Christa Wolf, Jurek Becker, Helga Novak, Ulrich Plenzdorf, Barbara Frischmuth, Tankred Dorst, and Peter Bichsel have been early individuals. extra lately, the German-Turkish author and poet Zafer Senocak used to be consultant of multicultural developments in German literature, whereas Anna Mitgutsch, Doron Rabinovici, and Peter Stephan Jungk have represented the recent iteration of German-Jewish writers. This ebook chronicles the writers-in-residence software from 1968 to 2003. a bit on each one writer comprises an introductory write-up courting from the time of the author's stopover at; details at the author's lifestyles and profession in view that that point; a brand new fictional or biographical contribution; and an up to date bibliography. The authors' contributions diversity from prose texts and poems that includes or encouraged by way of Oberlin to non-public tales, memories, diary entries, and letters. The e-book is bilingual, with lots of the new contributions in German, whereas the introductory texts and lots of the biographical updates are in English. The publication recollects moments of the final 35 years of eu historical past -- and ecu perspectives of the US and of a small city in Ohio that has replaced but remained an identical. Dorothea Kaufmann is a member of the school in place of dwelling, and Heidi Thomann Tewarson is Professor and Chair, either within the division of German Language and Literatures at Oberlin collage.

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Download E-books Young Rilke and His Time (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) PDF

By George C. Schoolfield

Even though Rainer Maria Rilke and his paintings were a lot studied and written approximately over the last century -- as befits the possibly most crucial German-language poet of contemporary occasions -- definite points of his adolescence and profession were overlooked or are short of a clean glance. therefore, this e-book investigates Rilke's existence and occupation from formative years until eventually the verge of thirty. the following the reader unearths the hysterical, harried tutee clinging to Valerie von Rhonfeld; the smart, supercilious, and concerned stroller via Prague of Larenopfer; the narcissistic diarist preening for Lou Andreas-Salomé in Italy and in different places; the priggishly high-minded yet deadly reviewer of German-language literature; the committed yet delusional presenter of Nordic letters. a last part specializes in 13 poems or poem clusters composed among 1892 and 1900 and in most cases left untouched by means of Rilke scholarship. whereas based seriously at the facts of the texts themselves, the current writer permits himself to conjecture approximately, for example, the strains left through the boy's hasty education in Latin; his wisdom -- or lack of knowledge -- of Czech nationwide opera and renowned literature; the genesis of a few willfully "decadent" poems; his unusual literary likes and dislikes; etc. From this "Wirrnis" (confusion, clutter; one in all his favourite words), the younger Rilke emerges as a dogged self-educator, and, for all his laments and insecurities and languorous poses, a determine of contrast, talented with a virtually preternatural verbal inventiveness and recondite strength. George C. Schoolfield is Emeritus Professor of German and Scandinavian Literature at Yale.

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Download E-books Eleven Poems of Osip Mandelstam (Selected Poems of the Russian Symbolists: Bryusov, Akhmatova and Mandelstam Book 3) PDF

By Graeme Davis

Osip Mandelstam, Russian Symbolist and Acmeist poet, is brought via this feature of 11 of his poems in an English translation:
• Stone - On faded blue enamel
• A physique has been given to me
• More slow is the snowy beehive
• I hate the light
• Notre Dame
• Stanzas approximately St Petersburg
• I didn't listen the stories of Ossian
• I am cold
• In Petropolis
• Take in your joy
• Hagia Sophia

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