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Fish & Wildlife: Principles of Zoology & Ecology / Edition 2

Fish & Wildlife: Principles of Zoology & Ecology / Edition 2

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Fish and Wildlife: Principles of Zoology and Ecology, 2E presents the enjoyment and wonder of our animal world. Captivating and informative, the book seemlessly integrates the principles of zoology and ecology with the lives of different kinds of wild animals that inhabit North America. The book gives descriptions of the lives, structures, growth, and classification of species in their natural habitats, and raises critical thinking questions to initiate the steps taken in the process of scientific discovery. The book helps readers appreciate how each animal is adapted to its environment, and highlights ways that humans and animals can reduce competition for resources that are needed by both. Whether for high school classes, local agriculture programs, or as a reference work, Fish and Wildlife: Principles of Zoology and Ecology, 2E enlightens readers to the principles of biology and how scientific knowledge relates to the survival of our fish and wildlife.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766832602
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/07/2001
Edition description: REV
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Principles of Ecology, Chapter 2: Principles of Zoology, Chapter 3: Understanding the Relationship Between Ecology, Zoology and Agriculture, Chapter 4: Biomes of North America, Chapter 5: Our Wildlife Resources, Chapter 6: Gnawing Mammals, Chapter 7: Hoofed Mammals, Chapter 8: Predatory Mammals, Chapter 9: Marine Mammals, Chapter 10: Unusual Mammals, Chapter 11: Waterfowl, Chapter 12: Game Birds, Chapter 13: Birds of Prey, Chapter 14: Songbirds and Other Perching Birds, Chapter 15: Other Birds of North America, Chapter 16: Freshwater Fishes, Chapter 17: Anadramous and Diadromous Fishes, Chapter 18: Saltwater Fishes and Fauna, Chapter 19: Reptiles and Amphibians, Chapter 20: Responsible Management of Wildlife Resources, Chapter 21: Conservation of Natural Resources, Chapter 22: The Human Connection to Wildlife and Natural Resources, Glossary, Index, Internet Icon Index.

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