ANTIPREDATOR DEFENSE

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any means by which animals act to avoid predation. This can take the form of camouflage, changing colors, mimicry, or standing stock still. In essence, any form of antipredator behavior.

ANTIPREDATOR DEFENSE: "The lizard displayed antipredator defense when it camouflaged itself under a leaf to avoid being consumed by a predator. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANTIPREDATOR DEFENSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antipredator-defense/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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