If they could talk to the animals

Knight, Jonathan
November 2001
Nature;11/15/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6861, p246
Academic Journal
Focuses on the importance of ethology in the scientific study of animal behavior in the United States. Need for behavioral information on the numerous conservation project; Emphasis on the genetic diversity on the population under observation; Significance of the behavioral component in the conservation projects.


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