FOOD CACHING By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term applied to animals that store food for later consumption. Some birds will save enough food to eat over winter like Clark's Nutcracker. See hoarding. FOOD CACHING: "A bird who does food caching has a good spatial memory." Related Psychology Terms FREE-FEEDING WEIGHT FLIGHT LIPOSTATIC HYPOTHESIS FORAGING ANIMAL COOPERATION GUT HORMONE PREDATION FERAL CHILDREN SPENCE, KENNETH WARTINBEE SELF-PRESERVATION INSTINCT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOOD CACHING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/food-caching/ (accessed September 27, 2020).