Animal Behavior


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Animal Behavior

Course Description

An introduction to the major concepts of ethnology and behavioral ecology. The behavior of social animals is emphasized. Topics include communication, reproduction, sociality, foraging, defense, migration, habitat selection and learning. Laboratory and field activities emphasize a quantitative, hypothesis testing approach to observing the behavior of animals. Data analysis and written communication of experimental results are incorporated. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2080K with a minimum grade of C.