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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Bachelor group compositions differed significantly between LMNP and the ARS in the case of eland and waterbuck (Table 3), and in both cases, this effect was driven by bachelor groups being composed of relatively more young males (' M1 ' , ' M2') but fewer males of the oldest age class (' M3') in the ARS than inside LMNP (Fig.
Field-edge sits can obviously pay off; however, hunting on memories of bachelor groups can often lead to frustrating sits.
Pam has been paired with Hendrix, from the bachelor group, and keepers are hoping love will blossom
During this early period, mature toms will stick together once they come off the roost and go through a daily routine resembling that of a summertime bachelor group of velvet bucks.
For example, in June 2011, when the lease was under the state's Level 2 Managed Land Deer Permits (MLDP) program, they saw a "really nice buck" in a bachelor group.
Unfortunately, I was busted by a bachelor group of young rams that came out behind me.
Visitors will be able to see a variety of nocturnal creatures being fed, and encouraged to learn more about the bachelor group of 10 Rodrigues fruit bats and the breeding colony of around 60 Sebas short-tailed bats, during the new Discover More sessions, presented for the first time by a keeper.
It's very typical of the experience hunters have when they happen to be right in the middle of the summer range of a bachelor group.
This behavior helps establish the pecking order within a bachelor group Without risk of injury; think of it as a couple teenage boys involved in a shoving match without real intent to fight.
Visitors will be able to see a variety of nocturnal creatures being fed and encouraged to learn more about the bachelor group of ten Rodrigues fruit bats.
Not just any elephant, mind you, but a particularly surly bull--one of a bachelor group of "problem" bulls intent on taking up permanent residency in a local village.

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