What is a mammal? Ice Age giants Contributions of molecular genetics to phylogenetics Structure and function Adaptations for flight Adaptations for aquatic life Adaptations for subterranean life Sensory systems Life history and reproduction Mammalian reproductive processes Ecology
Nutritional adaptations of mammals Distribution and biogeography Behavior Cognition and intelligence Migration
Mammals and humans: Domestication and commensals Mammals and humans: Mammalian invasives and pests Mammals and humans: Field techniques for studying mammals Mammals and humans: Mammals in zoos Conservation
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This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.