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作者 Spotte, Stephen
書名 Societies of Wolves and Free-ranging Dogs
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9781139340236 (electronic bk.)
9781107015197
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說明 1 online resource (396 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Societies of Wolves and Free-ranging Dogs -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1: What makes a wolf -- 1.1 Wolves in the beginning -- 1.2 Modern wolves -- 1.3 Great Lakes wolf -- 1.4 Red wolf -- 1.5 Eastern coyote -- 1.6 The color of wolves -- 2: What makes a dog -- 2.1 Domestication -- 2.2 Early dogs -- 2.3 Coydogs and wolfdogs -- 2.4 Dingoes -- 3: Visual and tactile communication -- 3.1 Metaphors and semiotics -- 3.2 Signal and response -- 3.3 Agonistic behavior -- 3.4 The physiological stress response -- 3.5 Visual and tactile signaling -- 4: Olfactory and vocal communication -- 4.1 Odor and pheromone reception -- 4.2 Scent-marking -- 4.3 Vocalization -- 4.4 Wolf howls -- 5: Space -- 5.1 Use of space -- 5.2 Territorial disputes -- 5.3 Pack dynamics -- 5.4 Natural controls on wolf populations -- 5.5 Painting the social fence -- 5.6 Space use by free-ranging dogs -- 6: Foraging -- 6.1 Wolves as predators -- 6.2 Competitors of wolves -- 6.3 Wolves hunting and scavenging -- 6.4 Prey selection by wolves -- 6.5 The dilemma of cooperative hunting -- 6.6 Foraging by free-ranging dogs -- 7: Courtship and conception -- 7.1 The reproductive cycle - part 1 -- 7.2 Courtship in owned dogs -- 7.3 Courtship in free-ranging dogs -- 7.4 Courtship in wolves -- 8: Reproduction and parenting -- 8.1 The reproductive cycle - part 2 -- 8.2 Wolf dens and rendezvous sites -- 8.3 Dens and rendezvous sites of free-ranging dogs -- 8.4 Wolf litters -- 8.5 Free-ranging dog litters -- 8.6 Helping and the altruism dilemma -- 9: Socialization -- 9.1 The socialization sequence -- 9.2 Play and bonding -- 9.3 Confinement and social order in wolves -- 9.4 Dominance in free-ranging dogs -- 9.5 Leadership -- 9.6 Dingoes -- Notes -- Preface -- Chapter 1: What makes a wolf -- Chapter 2: What makes a dog
Chapter 3: Visual and tactile communication -- Chapter 4: Olfactory and vocal communication -- Chapter 5: Space -- Chapter 6: Foraging -- Chapter 7: Courtship and conception -- Chapter 8: Reproduction and parenting -- Chapter 9: Socialization -- References -- Index
The first comprehensive assessment of societies of gray wolves and free-ranging dogs, with an emphasis on behavioral ecology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Spotte, Stephen Societies of Wolves and Free-ranging Dogs Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9781107015197
主題 Dogs -- Behavior.;Dogs -- Psychology.;Social behavior in animals.;Wolves -- Behavior.;Wolves -- Psychology.;Science.;Agriculture
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