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Infanticide and Parental Care

Series: Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Series Volume: 13

Edited By: Stefano Parmigiani and Frederick S Vom Saal

496 pages, B/w photos, tabs, figs

Harwood Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #34054 | ISBN: 3718655055
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Infanticide is an extremely complex behavioural pattern that occurs throughout the animal kingdom. This work considers infanticide in different mammals such as humans, primates, pinnipeds, lions, dwarf mongooses and prairie dogs, and in non-mammals including insects and birds. It also views the topic in different environmental conditions such as the natural habitat of an animal and animals kept in laboratory conditions.

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