Ch 27: Animal Reproduction & Development

About This Chapter

This chapter looks at key topics concerning animal reproduction and development. Through engaging lessons conducted by professional instructors, you'll learn about this area of animal behavior while studying related factors, definitions and forms.

Animal Reproduction & Development - Chapter Summary

This chapter is all about the processes, behavior and patterns of animal reproduction and development. You'll review the definitions of key terminology while looking into topics such as sexual selection and survivorship curve. You'll be able to measure your understanding of the material covered through a practice quiz that you can take and re-take at your discretion. By the time you're through this chapter, you'll have refreshed and improved your grasp on:

  • The definition and forms of sexual selection
  • Which animal behaviors work to assist in reproduction
  • How reproduction patterns vary in animals
  • The types of survivorship curve
  • A general overview of the characteristics of animal reproduction and development

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