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Journal of Animal Ecology

Copyright © 2014 British Ecological Society

A Journal of the British Ecological Society

  • Edited by: Ken Wilson, Tim Coulson, Mike Boots and Ben Sheldon
  • 2012 ISI Journal Citation Reports® Ranking: : 20/131 (Ecology); 1/149 (Zoology)
  • Impact Factor: 4.841
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Metabolism in ecology Metabolic constraints and currencies in animal ecology
Our latest Special Feature, guest edited by Murray Humphries and Kevin McCann, is a collection of papers aiming to synthesise the many and diverse ecological implications of metabolism across the ecological hierarchy, from behavior and food choice to whole ecosystems.

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Out of Africa Out of Africa
In this Virtual Issue on African animal ecology, we highlight a number of recent papers from the region that showcase the major contribution to animal ecology of studies conducted in this vast and extraordinarily diverse continent.

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