ANIMAL ESCAPE BEHAVIOR

strategies an animal may use in order to escape aversive environmental stimuli - for example, noxious food, predators, or a challenger within the same group. See also animal defensive behavior- escape behavior.

ANIMAL ESCAPE BEHAVIOR: "Animal escape behavior is often seen when the life of the animal's life is in danger, and may involve running away from a threat in the environment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANIMAL ESCAPE BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/animal-escape-behavior/ (accessed July 16, 2019).
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