Biology Chapter 14-2

Biology Chapter 14-2 - 1 Chapter 14 Section 2 Animal...

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Chapter 14 Section 2 - Animal Behavior How do animals know when a situation is dangerous? How do they know where to find food? Behavior that doesn’t depend on learning or experience is known as innate behavior . They are inherited through genes. Puppies chew, bees fly, fish swim. Learned behavior is behavior that has been learned from experience or observing. learning to talk and walk. Innate behaviors can be modified. Animals can use learning to change a behavior. Animals depend on behaviors to survive. 5 Animal Survival Behaviors 1. finding food - predators and prey predators - animals that eat other animals prey - the animal being eaten How can an animal be both a predator and a prey? 2. marking territory territory - area occupied by one animal or group of animals. They do not let other members of the species to enter. Purpose of territories: mating, raising young, finding food 3. defensive action 1
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allows animals to protect its resources food, mates, offspring
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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