Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 29, Animal Behavior - Assessment - 29.1 Elements of Behavior - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 854: 4



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Imprinting combines innate behaviors with learning. Baby swans follow a moving object as an innate behavior; however, it must learn what type of moving object they should follow. Luckily, much of the time, baby birds will follow their mothers because they are the first moving objects they see.
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