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ANIMAL BEHAVIOR. Write On Grade 4. Learner Expectation. Content Standard: 2.0 The student will investigate how living things interact with one another and with non-living elements of their environment. 2.1 Investigate the relationships among organisms in a specific ecosystem.
Animal Behavior. Chapter 34. /. What is a behavior?. Any response to a stimulus (an external signal). Examples of stimuli Sounds Smells Sights (light vs dark). Why do behaviors exist?. Most behaviors have some evolutionary history (the behavior aided survival)
Animal Behavior. Behavior is what an animal does and how it does it. Behavior. Two Types of Questions Proximate: what triggers the behavior? Ultimate: Why was this behavior selected for over others? Influenced by both Genes Environment. What are the different types of Behaviors.
Animal Behavior. All observed behaviors in some way maximize the individual’s reproductive success (fitness). 4 Questions about behavior. Causation? Physiological mechanisms “How” questions are “proximate” Development? Ontogeny (organism’s lifetime) Evolution? Origins and significance
Animal Behavior. Mader -Chapter 45. See… it works!. Animal Behavior. Behavior can be explained in terms of its evolutionary history… in that it serves to improve an organisms reproductive success.
Animal Behavior. Chapter 33. 33.1 What You’ll Learn…. What questions help scientists study behavior? What factors influence behavior? How does evolution shape behavior? What factors cause innate behavior? What are examples of learned behavior?. 33.1 Why It Matters?.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR. CAMPBELL & REECE CHAPTER 51. ANIMAL BEHAVIOR. a behavior is an action carried out by muscles under control of the nervous system in response to a stimulus. Behavior. over time is subject to natural selection u nderstanding any behavior requires answering 4 ?s
Animal Behavior. What is behavior?. Animal Behaviors. A behavior is anything an animal does in response to a stimulus (stimuli) in its environment. Animals use behavioral adaptations for survival and reproduction. How does this relate to evolution?
Animal Behavior. Survival Behavior. - animals must do many things in order to stay alive: Obtain food -animals have different methods of o btaining food - depends on their environment - adapted to get food using the least amount of energy Avoid being eaten
Animal Behavior. meerkats. What is behavior?. Behavior everything an animal does & how it does it response to stimuli in its environment innate inherited, “instinctive” automatic & consistent learned ability to learn is inherited, but the behavior develops during animal’s lifetime