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5 Matching questions

  1. Interference with Reproduction
  2. Frugivorous primate colonies
  3. Natal Dispersal
  4. Requirements for piloting
  5. Many eyes hypothesis ground squirrel
  1. a requires a mental map of
    the terrain but does not require a compass. In principal it could be
    used for longer trips
  2. b means leaving the site of birth or
    social group (emigration), traversing unfamiliar habitat, and
    settling into a new area and/or social group (immigration).
  3. c predators could approach within 3 m of solitary individuals but no closer than 300 m to grouped individuals before waves of alarm calls swept through the colony
  4. d Among frugivorous primates, the amount of time spent foraging per day increases as a function of group size and potentially sets an
    upper limit of group size.
  5. e Parental care that is misdirected to
    non-offspring (suckling the wrong
    baby) and killing of young by
    non-parents are the biggest costs
    in this category

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Most mammalian movements occur in a relatively small area
    such as when an individual acquires resources within its home
  2. Many species of seals and sea lions migrate thousands of kilometers each year from island breeding and molting sites to feeding areas.
  3. 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.
  4. Mammals are assumed to have a cognitive map, sex differences in spatial ability
  5. Many marine mammal
    strandings have been associated with changes in the earth's
    magnetic field possibly due to solar flares or areas of magnetic

5 True/False questions

  1. Ungulate MigrationMany species of seals and sea lions migrate thousands of kilometers each year from island breeding and molting sites to feeding areas.


  2. The reproductive success of males depends on?the number of females they can mate with and so are likely to range farther than females searching for mates.


  3. Sheep habitat Homea behavior passed from one generation to the next
    through the process of learning.


  4. Reason for dispersal (reduce Competition)with conspecifics for food, shelter, or mates. Most mammals are polygynous and males may be forced to disperse as they compete for access to females


  5. Lion Dispersal Patternmales leave (usually
    before 4 years old), to become nomads or form coalitions that take
    over new prides. Competition with other males is important as
    most departures occur when a new coalition takes over. Some
    males do leave voluntarily.


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