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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 September 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128111796
  • Page : 332 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Why Penguins Communicate: The Evolution of Visual and Vocal Signals is a comprehensive and condensed review of several hundred publications on the evolution of penguin behaviors, particularly signaling, linking genetics and ecology via such behavioral adaptations as nuptial displays. This exciting work has developed from the authors’ many years researching on the behavioral strategies of penguins, such as the unique vocal signatures for individual recognition. Studies of penguins on islands surrounding Antarctica are presented, fully showcasing the behavioral significance of visual ornaments (mating displays) and how and why penguins behave via adaptive evolutionary explanations. Through this evolutionary lens, the authors address several questions involving their identification and taxonomy, habitat and location, breeding, and differences between penguins and other seabirds. Each species occupies a unique ecological niche, and behaviors permit separating the species through mutual display. Although model organisms in science are diverse and specialized, we see the entire integration in penguins, from acoustical and optical physics, to behavioral display and speciation. This work highlights the adaptive significance of their behavior through an evolutionary point- of-view. Provides a focused view on visual and vocal communication behavior, also presenting the family of penguins as a model for acoustical studies Considers the role of ecological and social environments on the evolution of communication in penguins Spans the gap between the scientific community and an interested lay audience, featuring a readable style for students, professional researchers in biology, ornithologists, ethologists and penguin enthusiasts alike Ideal resource for graduate seminar courses on evolution of behavior, marine ecology, polar biology and ornithology

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Why Penguins Communicate

Why Penguins Communicate
  • Author : Pierre Jouventin,F.Stephen Dobson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-15
  • ISBN : 9780128111796
GET THIS BOOKWhy Penguins Communicate

Why Penguins Communicate: The Evolution of Visual and Vocal Signals is a comprehensive and condensed review of several hundred publications on the evolution of penguin behaviors, particularly signaling, linking genetics and ecology via such behavioral adaptations as nuptial displays. This exciting work has developed from the authors’ many years researching on the behavioral strategies of penguins, such as the unique vocal signatures for individual recognition. Studies of penguins on islands surrounding Antarctica are presented, fully showcasing the behavioral significance of

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  • Author : Mary Ann Hoffman
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781435829695
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This book describes emperor penguins, fairy penguins, and rockhopper penguins, and explains where they live, what they eat, how they survive the cold, and how they care for their chicks.

Penguins

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  • Author : Gerald L. Kooyman,Wayne Lynch
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • ISBN : 9781421410517
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Whether you hope to travel to the Southern Hemisphere or simply want to learn more about wildlife, Penguins: The Animal Answer Guide deserves a spot on your bookshelf.

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  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0756500583
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  • Author : Bobbie Kalman,Robin Johnson
  • Publisher : Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0778718638
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Examines the lives, habits, and bodies of penguins, as well as the dangers of pollution and other threats to their existence.

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  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-07-15
  • ISBN : 9781502656049
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Baby penguins are fluffy and fascinating creatures with a fun story to tell. Readers uncover the unique lives of these baby birds as they explore their habitats, adaptations, and families through accessible text and vibrant, full-color photographs. Early learners gain a deeper appreciation for these popular animals by discovering what they eat, where they live, and what they do daily throughout their life cycle. This cute and creative look at beginner biology concepts will excite young animal lovers as they

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  • Publisher : David Salomon
  • Release Date : 2012-11
  • ISBN : 9781622093977
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An exhaustive resource for penguin-o-philes, amateur and academic alike, Penguin-Pedia unites careful analysis of the behavior, habitat, reproduction, feeding habits, and population levels of all seventeen penguin species with the author s personal observations and reflections. Each chapter draws on a wealth of scientific data and reports, as well as providing detailed measurements and weights of penguins from various colonies and nests. An extensive bibliography will direct students of the penguin to scholarly books and journals, while dozens of full-color

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  • Author : Lloyd Spencer Davis
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • ISBN : 9781775537267
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Meet 'Bill Bryson in Antarctica' in this engaging book by one of the world's authority on penguins. Part memoir, partly the research of a field biologist, Professor Penguin could be called 'How Penguins Shaped My Life'. Based on journals kept during Davis's years of working with penguins in the wild, the story takes readers to remote locations: Antarctica, the Galapagos, the deserts of Chile and Peru, the Falkland Islands, the wild coasts of Argentina and South Africa, and New Zealand.

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  • Author : Stephen Martin
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2009-11-15
  • ISBN : 9781861897510
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From the Penguin Books logo to The March of the Penguins, a certain tuxedo-adorned member of the animal kingdom has long captured our hearts and imaginations. Stephen Martin regales us here with the cultural and natural history of the penguin, revealing many fascinating and little-known facts about this beloved bird. Over twenty species of penguins can be found in the Galápagos Islands and New Zealand as well as in Antarctica, and they range from the Little Bee Penguin at

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  • Author : Eric Geron
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2022-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781338799545
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Discover how different animals with the same name can be! Did you know that there are a lot of animals with the same name that live in very different environments? This brand NEW series will have full-color photographs throughout with short blocks of text to entertain and explain how some animals like it hot and others like the colder the better!

Antarctic Journal of the United States

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • ISBN : UCBK:B000940837
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The Communication Book: 44 Ideas for Better Conversations Every Day

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  • Author : Mikael Krogerus,Roman Tschäppeler
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781324001997
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Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschäppeler have tested the 44 most important communication theories and distilled them in book form, alongside clear and entertaining illustrations. Want better conversations? Ask open-ended questions that have no right or wrong answers—make your partner feel brilliant. Want better meetings? Ban smartphones, use a timer, and make everyone stand up. Want better business deals? Focus on the thing, rather than the person; on similarities, rather than differences; and on good outcomes, rather than perfect ones.

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  • Author : Roger D. Sell
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2020-11-15
  • ISBN : 9789027260574
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As traced by Roger D. Sell, literary communication is a process of community-making. As long as literary authors and those responding to them respect each other’s human autonomy, literature flourishes as an enjoyable, though often challenging mode of interaction that is truly dialogical in spirit. This gives rise to author-respondent communities whose members represent existential commonalities blended together with historical differences. These heterogeneous literary communities have a larger social significance, in that they have long served as counterweights to

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  • Author : Martin Manser,Stephen Curtis
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2004-08-05
  • ISBN : 9780141924823
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The Penguin Writer's Manual is the essential companion for anyone who wants to master the art of writing good English. Whether you're composing an essay, sending a business letter or an email to a colleague, or firing off an angry letter to a newspaper, this guide will help you to brush up you communication skills and write correct and confident English.

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  • Author : Lloyd S. Davis,John T. Darby
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • ISBN : 9780080571065
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Penguin Biology is the first broad-based collection of biological and ecological studies of these unique birds to be published since 1975. Topics have since become broad ecological hypotheses, not species-specific descriptions, and new technology has taken observations into the oceanic depths. Penguin Biology shows new techniques and the applications mad of them in contemporary biological and evolutionary theory. Penguin Biology is an invaluable reference for ornithologists, animal behaviorists, animal physiologists, marine zoologists, marine ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and Antarctic researchers. Major topics