PREDATORY BEHAVIOR

behavior wherein an animal stalks, attacks, and murders another animal. Predatory behavior has been depicted with regard to foraging and ingesting food, but some animals will hunt and murder other animals without ingesting the prey.

PREDATORY BEHAVIOR: "Predatory behavior is filmed often for wildlife documentaries."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PREDATORY BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/predatory-behavior/ (accessed December 3, 2019).
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