In this first comprehensive synthesis of the literature on food hoarding in animals, Stephen B. Vander Wall discusses how animals store food, how they use food and how this use affects individual fitness, why and how food hoarding evolved, how cached food is lost, mechanisms for protecting and recovering cached food, physiological and behavioral factors that influence hoarding, and the impact that hoarding animals have on plant populations and plant dispersal. He then provides detailed coverage of hoarding behavior across ...

Food Hoarding in Animals 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226847351

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Food Hoarding in Animals 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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