An overview of the reproductive behaviors of animals.
Many birds use elaborate displays to impress and attract a mate. In this clip we observe some of them in action. Courtesy of BBC
Courtship patterns, mating, and reproductive behaviors
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Covers violent behavior in primates and how this relates evolutionarily to humans. Looks at the scientific method and assumptions and prejudices people have brought to research.
Looks at ostriches as a vehicle to study birds, their adaptations, and evolution.
Looks at giant isopods as a vehicle to investigate conditions in the deep-sea, how these animals adapt to these conditions, and how these adaptation are similar to adaptations seen on islands.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
Learn how walrus are adapting to changing arctic climate, and what this may mean for people.
An overview of animal behavior, such as innate, learned, social, cyclic, and reproductive behaviors is given in this study guide. It also gives a brief review of the nature-nurture debate.
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