social behavior

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social behavior

[′sō·shəl bi′hā·vyər]
(zoology)
Any behavior on the part of an organism stimulated by, or acting upon, another member of the same species.
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On opening morning, October 1, Matt found himself upwind of a bachelor band of seven bucks.
Area bucks, a few still hanging together in summertime bachelor bands, are feeling the first stirrings of another fall breeding season.
Usually there's a solid nine or 10 days from the beginning of the season when the bachelor bands still clad in firm velvet adhere to their summertime haunts.