Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal by Edward M. Barrows

By Edward M. Barrows

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V) Display behavior. e. an adaptation for its role in communications. (HJB) Display drinking. Epigamic behavior pattern in many ducks, in which the male dips the bill in the water and raises it as though he were drinking but he does not swallow. (H) Display behavior in many species of Anatid ducks. The individual dips its bill in the water as though it were about to drink, but no water or swallowing occurs. This behavior is more stereotyped than is normal drinking behavior. Ritualized drinking behavior.

Variation of the wavelength of energy transmitted in wave form. In bioacoustics and animal behavior literature the term usually refers to sound, the frequency modulation of which is experienced as change of pitch. Melody is thus an effect of frequency modulation. (IB) Fright. The feeling of being threatened with its accompanying alertness and acumen. e. it occurs only in response to tangible danger. Fright response. The escape response of animals when in physical danger. (H) Frugivorous. Feeding primarily on fruits.

Endotherm. An animal that has the ability to regulate body temperature. (AV) Energy. Used by early ethologists to refer to motivation. It was thought that energy accumulated during deprivation and that this energy governed the intensity and threshold of subsequent behavior. It is now clear that this sort of energy does not exist physically and since energy is a term of capacity it cannot itself be a causal agent. Behavior can be caused in such a way that certain energy changes are a consequence,but energy whether mental or physical cannot drive behavior.

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