← Social Behavior Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cooperative Rearing of Young
- Optimum Hunting Size
- Does competition hypothesis predict which sex should leave?
- Migration new info
- a Used to be defined by round trip but now one-way travel also counts
- b Optimum group size in lions varies depending on the prey they take - 2 lions in the case of eating Thomson's gazelle.
- c Yes, the male should disperse in a polygynous species
- d is not common but it does occur in social carnivores and some rodents
- e A group of individuals of the same species that is organized in a cooperative manner, extending beyond sexual and parental behavior.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- dispersal appears to be the prenatal
effects of testosterone on the male embryo during development
and the attainment of critical body mass after birth.
- Benefits from Physical factors Protection against Predators Finding and Obtaining food
- - a representation of
the geometric relationships among a home site, terrain surrounding
the home site, goals to be visited, and the terrain surrounding those
- matings between members of different populations within
a species leads less-fit offspring. . Members of a population may possess adaptations to local
conditions that are potentially lost through outbreeding.
Two areas may differ in temperature, humidity, or types of food
and if each population is genetically adapted to these conditions
they would be better off mating with individuals with those same
- Pikas,kangaroo rats, chimpanzees, African wild dogs and whitelined
5 True/False Questions
Assembling Members for Location of Mates → males of several species defend small territories and display to attract females for copulation. Examples include hammer-headed bats, topi, and fallow deer.
Dispersal in Pikas → Most juvenile pikas stay in their natal patch for life but individuals occasionally disperse both within and between patches of talus Of those that move 100 m or more,
most were females
Talus → isolated patches of rock debris
Naked mole rat → the "queen" reproduces, mother and young are fed
(but not nursed) by male and female adults of the worker caste,
another caste kept the young warm . males of this caste bred with the queen.
Genes and the Environment (Nature versus Nurture) → This suggested to be very important for primates and cetaceans.
Dependence on learning provides for greater behavioral plasticity, but it requires a long period of physiological and psychological dependence