3.2 Animal Biology Vocabulary Terms
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Threatening or harmful behavior toward others of the same or different species.
The actions or reactions of a person or animal in response to external or internal stimuli.
The learned response of an animal to a stimulus
Refers to an animal that is gentle in nature.
The tendency of one animal in a group to exert its social influence or presence over others in the group
The study of animal behavior of animals in their natural surroundings, focusing on instinctive or innate behavior
The distance that an animal is caused to flee from an intruder
The tendency of an animal to take sudden flight when alarmed.
The habit of congregating in large flocks; inherent in sheep.
A type of operant conditioning.
Manipulation necessary to care for animals.
A kind of behavior common to some newly hatched birds or newborn animals that cause them to adopt the first animal, person, or object they see as their parent.
The mannerisms or habits that an animal uses during the intake of food
The ability of an animal based upon its genetic makeup to respond to an environmental stimulus
The ability to learn.
A movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation.
Anything new or sudden in an animal's environment.
Learning that is primarily influenced by its effects.
Point of Balance
At the animals shoulder; point where a handler can move an animal forward or backwards
How animals act when they interact with each other
A physical, emotional, or chemical factor causing body or mental strain or tension.
Behaviors a less-dominant animal exhibits toward a more-dominant animal to prevent being subjected to aggression.
Oriented movement of a motile organism in response to an external stimulus, as toward or away from light
Disposition of an animal or person
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