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Animal Behavior Websites

This category contains sites covering the many kinds of interactions that occur between animals, their physical habitat and their biological world. Behavior is the interface of the animal with its environment. The scientific study of animal behavior is Ethology.
Ethologists ask such questions as: By what means is the behavior produced? Of what use is it to the animal? How did it develop? What is its evolutionary history?- Category ID : 422980
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Movie Archives of Animal Behavior

An online animal behavior video database available in various formats. Most clips filmed in Japan.
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Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science Research Group.

The University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada examines how an understanding of the behavior of domesticated animals and poultry can contribute to their welfare.
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The Ryan Lab

Situated at the University of Texas, this lab is addressing questions concerning the evolution and function of animal behavior. Most of the work centers on frogs and fish.
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Mammalian Hibernation

Article by Ken Muldrew on mammalian hibernation, sleep and torpor.
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Research Projects in the Mammal Research Unit

Details of the current research projects being undertaken at the Mammal Research Unit at Bristol University, England.
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The Arts of Deception - Mimicry and Camouflage

Article by Rhett Butler on camouflage as used by animals and the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey.
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Consciousness in Animals and People with Autism

Temple Grandin discusses her views on animal consciousness, using comparisons from her experience with autism, citing scientific evidence on other neurological disorders which affect consciousness.
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About Gender: Ethology

An introduction to animal reproduction, maternal strategies, living in groups, dominance and male behavior. The rest of the site deals with human gender roles, variance and identity.
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Processing Towards Life

L Charles Birch discusses self-organisation as exampled by termites, ants and slime moulds, where patterns of behavior are determined, not by some centralised authority, but by local interactions about decentralised components
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A Century of Generalization

This article aims to organise existing data to test the theory that, when a behavior has been established in response to a certain stimulus, novel stimuli resembling the first will usually elicit the same response.
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Causes and Consequences of a Lack of Coevolution in Mullerian Mimicry

Article by James Mallet in which he discusses whether the unpalatable species that copy one another for their mutual benefit evolved together.
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Warning Colour and Mimicry

Mimicry is a great example of evolution by natural selection. Outline of a lecture on the subject from the Evolutionary Genetics course at University College, London.
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Animal Behavior/Sensory Biology

Article from Wikibooks explaining that, by learning how the senses gather information, a better understanding of behavior is gained.
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Animal Behavior

A free online textbook from Wikibooks.
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Animal Cognition Network

Provides links to current scientific literature in the field of animal cognition. Includes journal articles, reviews, books and relevant websites.
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Laboratory of Animal Ecology, Rikkyo University

Current research includes the ecological and evolutionary basis for animal behavior, avian behavioral ecology, and what behaviors help an animal to adapt to its environment.

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