• In many species, animals live together in a close-knit group with other members of their species.
  • Such a group is referred to as a society.
  • Animals that live in a society are known as social animals.
  • They live and work together for the good of the group.
  • This is called cooperation.
  • For individuals to cooperate, they need to communicate.
  • Animals can communicate with sounds, chemicals, or visual cues.
  • Animals may compete for territory, water, food, or mates.
  • This competition may lead to aggressive behaviors or displays of aggression.
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