UGA BIOL 1108 - BehavioralEcology (4 pages)

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Biol 1108 - Principles Bio Ii

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BIOL 1108 Edition 1nd Lecture 21 Outline of Last Lecture I Learning Objectives II In The News III Ecology IV Distribution and Abundance V Biomes VI Climate vs Weather Outline of Current Lecture I Learning Objectives II Definitions III Animal Signs and Communication IV Linking Experience and Behavior V Survival and Reproduction VI Inclusive Fitness and Altruism VII Dispersal Current Lecture I Learning Objectives Distinguish proximate and ultimate causation for behaviors Relate the 4 types of communication animals use to their environments Relate behaviors to survival and reproduction within organisms environments Describe how altruism could be selfish Consider ways dispersal affects survival and reproduction These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III Definitions Ecology from the Greek oikos home and logos to study Behavior an animal s responses to external stimuli Behavioral ecology the study of how animals respond to environmental stimuli abiotic and biotic o Evolved by natural selection including morphological and physiological adaptations that correlate to behavior Proximate causation factors how the behavior occurs including the stimulus mechanical responses development of the behavior o Ex Genes turning off and on Ultimate causation factors why the behavior evolved its functional significance to survival and or reproduction Animal Signs and Communication Signal stimulus from one animal to another Communication signal transmission and signal reception when the signal is received and is responded 4 types of animal communication o Chemical o Auditory o Visual o Tactile TOPHAT QUESTION Many moth species are active at night Which form of communication do they use to help move around ANSWER chemical TOPHAT QUESTION Which of the following is the best description of a lone wolf howling ANSWER a wolf behavior because there are no other wolves to receive



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