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Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

Quizzes

1. If a bird imprints on the wrong species, what might happen to it?→It won’t mate with its own species.
2. Lateral lines on sharks help them:→Track down odors to find food
3. Why might animals hunt in groups?→To protect each other from stormy weather
4. What does Hamilton’s rule predict?→When altruism will be favored by natural selection
5. Female fish that like males with mustaches is an example of:→Intersexual selection
6. Why does one male elephant seal get to mate with all the females on his beach?→The male elephant seal won access to all the females by fighting off all the other males.
7. How do ambush predators hunt?→By sitting and waiting until prey come to them
8. Which of these goes into optimal foraging theory calculations?→Search time
9. Which of the following does not eat meat?→Herbivore
10. Which type of reproductive behavior is most likely to result in male parental care?→Polygyny
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