Flashcards in Chapter 3 Vocabulary Deck (11)
An inherited behavior that does not depend on the environment or experience
A behavior that has been learned from experience.
An area that is occupied by one animal or a group of animals that do not allow other members of the species to enter.
To travel from one place to another.
Fixed objects that an animal uses to find its way
A period of inactivity and lowered body temperature that some animals undergo in winter as a protection against cold weather and lack of food.
A period of inactivity and lowered body temperature that some animals undergo in summer as a protection against hot weather and lack of food.
The internal control of an animal’s natural cycles.
A characteristic that improves an individual’s ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment.
The process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment survive and reproduce more successfully than less well adapted individuals do.