ANTIPREDATORY AGGRESSION

any type of attack behavior directed toward a potential predator in the aim of self-preservation. See animal aggression.

ANTIPREDATORY AGGRESSION: "The zebra exhibited antipredatory aggression when it kicked the lion in the jugular to avoid being eaten."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTIPREDATORY AGGRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antipredatory-aggression/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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