CARE OF YOUNG

n. a parental behavior which manifests as the care and rearing of one's offspring. An instinctive reaction among animals, parents respond by producing milk in mammals, feeding hatchlings in birds, and protecting one's brood.

CARE OF YOUNG: "Care of young is an instinctive parental behavior in most animals."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARE OF YOUNG," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/care-of-young/ (accessed December 13, 2019).
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