Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers by John Burroughs

Mammals

By John Burroughs

Pleasant sketches of small mammals popular to kingdom dwellers together with the squirrel, chipmunk, woodchuck, rabbit, muskrat, skunk, fox, weasel, mink, raccoon, porcupine, opossum, and mouse. Anecdotes established upon the author's firsthand observations and private encounters with those creatures of the wild.

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Cortical Circuits: Synaptic Organization of the Cerebral by WHITE

Mammals

By WHITE

This dependent booklet provides present facts at the association of the mammalian cerebral cortex. the focal point on synapses and their functionality offers the root for figuring out how this severe a part of the mind may possibly paintings. Dr. White and his colleague Dr. Keller have collated a magnificent mass of fabric. This makes the an important info obtainable and coherent. Dr. White pioneered a space of research that to so much others, and infrequently to himself, appeared a bottomless pit of painstaking at­ tention to element for the id and enumeration of cortical syn­ apses. i don't bear in mind that he or somebody else suspected, whilst he started to put up his now vintage papers, that the paintings will be vital to an accelerating convergence of data and ideas from neurobiology and desktop technological know-how, specifically synthetic intelligence (AI) (Rumelhart and McClelland, 1986). The mind is the crucial organ answerable for the adaptive capacities of animals. What has inspired scholars of biology, of drugs, and, to an quantity, of philosophy is the correlation among the prominence of the cerebral cortex and the adaptive "complexity" of a selected spe­ cies. such a lot agree that the cortex is what units Homo sapiens except different species quantitatively and qualitatively (Rakic, 1988). this is often summarized within the first chapter.

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Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Volume 13, Mammals 2 by Devra G. Kleiman, Valerius Geist, Melissa C. McDade, Joseph

Mammals

By Devra G. Kleiman, Valerius Geist, Melissa C. McDade, Joseph E. Trumpey

Gale proudly offers the 1st thoroughly revised and up-to-date model of this acclaimed set in 30 years. a few reviewers name < I>Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia< /I> the easiest reference paintings on animals ever released. Others name it the legacy left to us by way of famed zoologist and animal lover, Bernhard Grzimek. The accolades and compliment pass on for the latest addition to Gale's line of reference titles. the unique 13-vol. set, released in Germany within the past due Sixties, is the world over well known for its clinical reporting, assurance and illustrations, and serves as a big element of reference for researchers and scholars learning the animal state. Thorough articles familiarize readers with animals came across far and wide at the globe, detailing their lifestyles cycles, predators, meals structures, total ecology and lots more and plenty extra. Staying precise to the unique clinical pedigree, Gale enlisted popular advisors and members from the foreign clinical group to include contemporary advancements within the animal global. Our new variations of < I>Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia< /I> are guaranteed to serve the desires of scholars at each educational point.

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Trace Elements in Human and Animal Nutrition, Vol. 2 by Walter Mertz

Mammals

By Walter Mertz

From the Preface
The significant swap within the layout of the 5th variation is the presentation of the booklet in volumes, necessitated by means of the speedily expanding wisdom of metabolism, interactions, and necessities of hint components ... The tenet was once to provide the minimal of effects that may function a logical beginning for the outline of the current nation of knowledge.
Recent result of examine have been accommodated through devoting new chapters to the themes "Methodology of hint aspect learn" and "Quality coverage for hint point research" and via increasing the dialogue of lithium and aluminum in separate, new chapters. the 1st topics are of remarkable value as determinants of destiny growth. the worry for the standard of analytical info influenced the authors of the person chapters to study severely and, the place valuable, revise analytical info offered within the past versions. The swift development of hint analytical technique because the mid-1970s has replaced what have been permitted as general for the concentrations of many hint components in tissues and meals. the recent information mirror the current state-of-the-art in hint aspect research, yet they are topic to destiny revision.

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Ultrastructure of the Mammalian Heart by C. E. Challice

Mammals

By C. E. Challice

Ultrastructure in organic structures, quantity 6: Ultrastructure of the Mammalian middle specializes in the mammalian center with a few cross-reference to that of alternative vertebrates, reminiscent of birds.
This booklet is split into 4 major issues— ultrastructure of ventricular and atrial myocardium; impulse new release and conduction method of the center; embryologic improvement of the mammalian middle; and ultrastructure of the innervation of the mammalian center.
In those issues, this ebook in particular discusses the sarcotubular approach (SR), contractile equipment, common description of mobile morphology, and physiologic implications of mobile and fiber constitution. The beginning and cytodifferentiation of center muscle cells, innervation of the sino-atrial node, and ultrastructure of the sympathetic cervical ganglion also are deliberated.
This quantity is an effective resource for biologists and scholars discovering at the ultrastructure of the mammalian middle.

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Pig by DK Publishing

Mammals

By DK Publishing

A photographic paperback sequence designed to introduce the interesting global of animals and the way they improve. during this informative and hugely visible sequence, attractive step by step images permits teenagers to work out a butterfly emerge from its cocoon and unfold its wings, or see what occurs while an egg hatches and a chick emerges. each one ebook comes with a sticky label sheet jam-packed with lovable photos of the animals featured within the booklet.

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Toxicology of Marine Mammals (New Perspectives: Toxicology by Joseph G. Vos, Gregory Bossart, Michel Fournier, Thomas

Mammals

By Joseph G. Vos, Gregory Bossart, Michel Fournier, Thomas O'Shea

This quantity specializes in the results of typical and brought toxicants on organs and structures in marine mammals. It contains review chapters on well-being and standing and contaminants with next chapters dedicated to whales, pinnipeds(seals), dolphins, polar bears, manatees, and sea otters. The concluding bankruptcy addresses point of view concerns for the long run.

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Plasticity in the Somatosensory System of Developing and by Peter J. Snow BSc, PhD, Peter Wilson BSc, PhD (auth.)

Mammals

By Peter J. Snow BSc, PhD, Peter Wilson BSc, PhD (auth.)

Rarely have the various mechanisms that will underlie neural plasticity been tested as explicitly as they're during this large, lavishly illustrated remedy of plasticity within the somatosensory method. The reader is supplied with cutting-edge wisdom of connections in any respect degrees of the somatosensory procedure. The authors learn the propensity for alterations of connectivity in either the mature and constructing mammal and clarify proposals concerning the mechanisms underlying those alterations. Their practical value to appropriate psychophysical and neurological observations is usually discussed.

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The Bottlenose Dolphin by Stephen Leatherwood and Randall R. Reeves (Eds.)

Mammals

By Stephen Leatherwood and Randall R. Reeves (Eds.)

As a result of their publicity in marine parks, videos, and tv in addition to their presence in tropical and warm-temperature waters world wide, bottlenose dolphins are one of the such a lot conventional of marine mammals. due to the fact that they're quite effortless to acquire they usually thrive in captivity, those dolphins were utilized in a very good number of reports. paintings with the bottlenose has supplied perception into the sensory mechanisms, communique platforms, energetics, copy, anatomy, and different points of cetacean biology. This quantity offers the newest organic and behavioral discoveries of bottlenose dolphins from diverse areas and compares bottlenose dolphins as a gaggle with different species of animals

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