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What is Courtship Behaviour?

Behaviour carried out by organisms to attract a mate of the right species

2

What are the 2 types of Courtship Behaviour? Give examples.

Simple Courtship Behaviour:
1. Releasing a chemical
2. Using sound
3. Visual displays

Complex Courtship Behaviour:
1. Dancing
2. Building

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Why is Courtship Behaviour species specific?

It allows members of the same species to recognize each other, preventing interbreeding and making reproduction more successful