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where a plant responds to movement, but is not dependent on the direction of the stimulus. ex. Venus fly trap
behavior that an organism is born with and does not have to be learned, such as a reflex or instinct
Flight or Fight Response
physiological response of the body to stress, which prepares the individual to take action by stimulating the vital defense system.
type of behavior in which an animal sends out stimuli—such as sounds, visual displays, or chemicals—in order to attract a member of the opposite sex
A behavior in which an animal defends a bounded physical space against encroachment by other individuals, usually of its own species. Territory defense may involve direct aggression or indirect machanisms such as scent marking or singing.
A linear "pecking order" of animals, where position dictates characteristic social behaviors.
the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
the process by which certain animals form attachments during a critical period very early in life
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