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Glossary of Animals Behavior Chapter One

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Animals are grouped according to how they are the same and different.
Classification
A collection of cells.
Tissue
Made up of two or more tissues.
Organs (heart, liver, lungs)
Animals ususally move this way.
Quickly and in one direction.
Animals use other animals for food. They are called this.
Consumers
Animals belong to this subphylum.
Vertebrates
All vertebrates have this quality.
A spinal cord.
Animals that eat other animals.
Predators
Animals that are eaten by others.
Prey
Animals can protect themselves by doing these things.
Hiding, warning colors, quills, chemicals
Animals act a certain way because of experience. This is called
Learned behavior
Animals act this way because they are born to do it. This is called
Innate behavior
All social behavior needs this
Communication
Communication can only happen if these two actions take place
There needs to be a sender and a receiver
Communication is helpful because
Animals are protected, they can find food easier, keeps enemies away
Animals can communicate several ways. Give two examples.
Sound (howling, barking)
Body language (a wink, a dog with its paws down)
Living in a group can be a problem. Give two examples.
More animals need more food.
Illness can be spread.
Predators are attracted to groups.
A section of land that an animal or animals claim as their own.
Territory
Animals communicate using these senses.
Sight
Smell
Touch
Eyesight
Chemicals that animals use to communicate with one another.
Pheromones

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