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In primate studies, ethologists focus on patterns of social behavior, providing data about social positioning, patterns of interaction, dominance hierarchies and preferential relationships.
According to ethologist Marc Hauser, all animals have the mental tools for three distinct tasks: recognizing objects, evaluating quantity, and navigation.
Animals that are fit survive better and have more offspring," says Neil Greenberg, an ethologist (biologist who studies animal behavior) at the University of Tennessee.
Ruth Newberry, an ethologist (animal behaviorist) and associate professor in Washington State University's Department of Animal Sciences and WSU's Center for the Study of Animal Well-being based in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
About this time, we encountered the works of Konrad Lorenz, the ethologist, and we learned about the importance of imprinting for certain breeds of animals.
While Kettlewell was at Oxford studying the role of predators as the agent of selection, the ethologist Niko Tinbergen helped to film birds selecting moths against different bark backgrounds (Cook, 2000).
An ethologist, she delves deeply into the 12 themes that organize the volume, from birds' evolution to flying techniques to the technology of feathers, nests, and bills.
An ethologist studies (animal behavior, animal diseases).
Finally, for all you great thinkers out there, including Iolo, the devil of a conundrum: you don't need to be a natural-born anthropologist or ethologist to observe that humanity is becoming increasingly and alarmingly unbalanced - from your unfriendly neighbourhood Asbo, via Tony Blair's Flying Circus, to the handful of the most powerful and dangerous individuals on the planet.
For the past 30 years, Bekoff, a cognitive ethologist, has built up a thick file of anecdotal evidence pointing to animals' capacity for such emotional responses.
It is only more painful when evacuees are forced to leave their animals behind, condemning them to a slow death by dehydration," said PCRM ethologist Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.
Burghardt, an ethologist at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.