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Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior


1. When two individuals fight over access to resources, it is called:→An agonistic interaction
2. Peacocks have long, showy tails even though it makes them more obvious to predators and more difficult to fly. This is an example of:→Kin selection
3. What do animals try to avoid when foraging?→Predators
4. Chemicals that are used to communicate between two members of the same species are called:→Camouflage
5. Animals that have parental care:→Have more offspring than animals without parental care
6. Altruism is most likely to happen:→When the risk of predation is low.
7. Which type of learning happens in a narrow window of time shortly after birth?→Imprinting
8. In addition to advertising to mates, why might animals be brightly colored?→To warn potential predators of an animal’s toxicity.
9. Which animals dance to tell others where food is?→Whooping cranes
10. Stotting is a way for prey animals to tell predators:→They shouldn’t bother with a chase, because they are so fit the predators don’t stand a chance of catching them.
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