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Food Hoarding in Animals

By: SB Vander Wall

445 pages, 27 b/w, 234 Line drawings, 24 tables

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Jul 1990 | #9915 | ISBN: 0226847357
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #9912 | ISBN: 0226847349
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A comprehensive synthesis of the literature on food hoarding in animals, in which the author discusses how animals store food, how they use food and how this use affects individual fitness, the evolution of hoarding, how food is lost, mechanisms for protecting and recovering cached food and many other factors. He then provides detailed coverage of hoarding behaviour in mammals, birds and arthropods. Includes a bibliography of 1500 sources.

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