Behavioral Ecology & Animal Behavior


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What do we call the study of the evolutionary development of behavior as a result of ecological pressure?

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1. What is an evolutionarily stable strategy?

2. What ecological pressure must exist for species to evolve territoriality?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Certain behaviors and changes in behavior are necessary for survival. Check your understanding of this by completing these assessments on behavioral ecology and animal behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test knowledge of:

  • Evolutionarily stable strategy
  • Ecological pressure necessary for territoriality evolution
  • Species that is a great example of having evolved social child raising

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the study of the evolutionary development of behavior as a result of ecological pressure is called
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the priority of mate selection in terms of ecological pressure
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on behavioral ecology & animal behavior

Additional Learning

Behavioral Ecology & Animal Behavior is a lesson that will teach you some of the reasons animals evolve. Objectives covered include:

  • Know what instinctual behaviors are
  • Understand ESS
  • Review territoriality