Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.4 - Selective Pressures Shape Behavior - 52.4 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1127: 2


1) Many seabirds maintain nesting territories that are only as large as they can defend without relocating from the nest. 2) Male elephant seals fight relentlessly to defend the breeding areas of the beach where females give birth to their pups. 3) Some terrestrial birds may gather at a lek to demonstrate mating displays to impress females and attempt to mate.

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