SPECIES-SPECIFIC BEHAVIOR

the behaviour that is specific to the members of a species and is unlearned. Also called species typical behaviour. Read also the topic instinct for having good concept clarity.

SPECIES-SPECIFIC BEHAVIOR: "Many animals show species specific behaviour."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECIES-SPECIFIC BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/species-specific-behavior/ (accessed July 8, 2020).
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