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Author Benyus, Janine M.

Title Beastly behaviors : a zoo lover's companion : what makes whales whistle, cranes dance, pandas turn somersaults, and crocodiles roar : a watcher's guide to how animals act and why / Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis
Published Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, [1992]


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Description x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents What's new with zoos? -- How animals behave : a primer -- The world's most watchable animals -- Gorilla -- Lion -- African elephant -- Plains zebra -- Black rhinoceros -- Giraffe -- Ostrich -- Greater flamingo -- Nile crocodile -- Giant panda -- Peacock -- Komodo monitor -- Bottlenose dolphin -- California sea lion -- Gray wolf -- Bald eagle -- Sandhill crane -- Beluga whale -- Polar bear -- Adélie penguin
Summary A primer on animal behavior precedes sections on individual animals which include locomotion, feeding, solitary play, sleeping, friendly behavior, conflict behavior, sexual behavior, and parenting behavior
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-354) and index
Subject Animal behavior.
Wildlife watching.
Zoo animals -- Behavior.
Author Barberis, Juan Carlos.
LC no. 92005381
ISBN 0201570084