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5 Matching questions

  1. Barbary Macques Bonding
  2. Altruistic
  3. Inbreeding effects depend on
  4. Protection Against Predators
  5. Genes and the Environment (Nature versus Nurture)
  1. a male Barbary macaques have a better chance of bonding with each other when at least one is hauling
    around an infant. the infant is used as a social tool-- the males however also have high stress levels because the children can get annoying
  2. b If two animals reared from birth under identical environments
    differ in habitat preference when adults, the conclusion would be
    that the differences resulted from hereditary factors
  3. c The ultimate effects of inbreeding depend on past population
    size and mating patterns
  4. d Behavior that is potentially costly to the individual but beneficial to others
  5. e Detection of and communication about danger is more rapid
    when individuals are in groups and predator deterrence may be
    enhanced by mobbing and group defense.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Increased Intraspecific Competition for Resources Increased Chance for Spread of Diseases and Parasite Interference with Reproduction
  2. 1. Cooperative care of the young
    2. Reproductive castes with non-reproductive members
    caring for reproductive nest mates
    3. Overlap between generations such that offspring assist
    parents in raising siblings
  3. 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
  4. Most bats hibernate.
    Some bat species do migrate - most often to and from caves used
    as hibernation sites. Some little brown bats migrated over 200 km
    from hibernation caves in Vermont to summering sites in
  5. is not common but it does occur in social carnivores and some rodents

5 True/False questions

  1. Habitat Selectionchoosing a place to live, which
    does not necessarily imply a conscious choice or that individuals
    make a critical evaluation of all of the factors. More often the
    choice is an automatic reaction to key aspects of the environment


  2. Allee EffectBehavior that is potentially costly to the individual but beneficial to others


  3. Cooperative Rearing of Young in Carnivores (Lions)Among carnivores, lionesses
    share the nursing of cubs in the pride, and subordinate wolves
    regurgitate food for the alpha female and her litter.


  4. Social terrestrial speciestend to forage above ground in open habitats during the daytime


  5. Prairie dog coloniesWhen a mammal emits an alarm call, the caller is more likely to fall prey to the predator. The predator might abandon the hunt since they've been detected (caller is selfish) Other individuals may benefit (altruism)