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Animal architects : building and the evolution of intelligence

Gould, James L., 1945- Save to your list

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  • Creator James L. Gould and Carol Grant Gould
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Basic Books, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780465027828, 0465027822
  • OCLC ocm74649137

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-309) and index.

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Contents

  • Preface -- 1. Why animals build -- 2. Building with silk -- 3. Instinct and the solitary insect -- 4. Social intelligence of wasps and ants -- 5. Bees and termites -- 6. Bird nests : the modest beginnings -- 7. Bird nests : molding, felting, and weaving -- 8. Bowers -- 9. Civil engineering -- 10. Building and the animal mind -- Readings -- Credit lines for figures -- Index

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