Journal of Zoology

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Edited By: Nigel Bennett (Editor-in-Chief), Andrew Kitchener, Rob Knell, Mark-Oliver Roedel, Jean-Nicolas Volff, Jane Waterman. Reviews Editor: Steven Le Comber

Impact Factor: 2.043

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 29/151 (Zoology)

Online ISSN: 1469-7998

Associated Title(s): Animal Conservation, International Zoo Yearbook

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Sound production mechanisms in animals Virtual Issue, Journal of ZoologySound production mechanisms in animals

The modes of production of sounds and the structures used in sound production in animals are very diverse, and range from vibration of the wings in fruit flies (Drosophila) to stridulation in crickets, snapping of the swimbladder in fish, tongue clicks in some bats and vibration of the tympaniform membranes in birds or of the vocal cords in mammals. Several seminal papers on the modes of acoustic sound production and its link with the acoustic structure of vocalisations, as well as on the information content of vocalisations, have been published in Journal of Zoology. This Virtual Issue gathers a selection of reviews and research papers, from various years, on the topic of sound production mechanisms. Read more

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Hidden Gems

In this special section, we will be looking back at papers published in the Journal of Zoology’s predecessor Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, and picking out some 'hidden gems' from the archives.

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The article “An updated description of the Australian dingo (Canis dingo Meyer, 1793)” has been featured on the Reuters website.

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The article “The ‘species recognition hypothesis’ does not explain the presence and evolution of exaggerated structures in non-avialan dinosaurs” has been featured on the Guardian website.

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The following article: 'Morphology, function and evolution of the pseudothumb in the Otton frog' has been featured in National Geographic.

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The following article: 'Do Leucochloridium sporocysts manipulate the behaviour of their snail hosts?' has been featured in National Geographic.

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Backfiles

Read the fully digitized backfiles from the Zoological Society of London. View seminal works from early explorers and zoologists and follow developments through to modern day zoological science. Notable contributors include Huxley, Owen, Wallace, Gray, Johnston, Blyth, Bell and Tickell. The Proceedings and Transactions also include colour plates from wildlife artists John Gould, Joseph Wolf and Edward Lear.

Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 1830 - 1965

Transactions of the Zoological Society of London: 1833 - 1984

Journal of Zoology: 1965, Vol 146 issue 1 to date

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