Bat Echolocation !!

ECHOLOCATION Echolocation is the process of locating and identifying objects by interpreting sound waves which are reflected back. Bats use echolocation in order to make ultrasound. When bats emit ultrasound from their mouth that bounce off of objects in their path an echo comes back. From these echos, the bat can determine the size of […]

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Honey Bee Communication,Waggle Dance & Round Dance !!

HONEY BEE All the fruits and vegetables we saw needed some form of pollinations to reproduce. Honey bee (Apis mellifera) is one of the main pollinator in the animal kingdom.   The bee’s wings make the bees fly. They can also jump and walk. They can communicate by some techniques. CHEMICALS Pheromones secreted by bees […]

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Learned Behaviour,Habituation,Imprinting,Conditioning !!

LEARNING BEHAVIOUR Learning refers to a relatively permanent change in behaviour due to experience. Learned behaviour can be distinguished into six types. habituation imprinting conditional reflex latent learning insight learning trial and error learning HABITUATION This is a simplest form of learning common in all animals from protozoa to man. It involves loss of an […]

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Innate Behaviour,Kinesis,Taxis,Fixed Action Pattern (FAP) !!

ETHOLOGY The word ethology is derived from the Greek word ethos, meaning “habit” or “character” and logos, meaning “study”. The term ethology was introducing by Niko Tinbergen (1950). DEFINITION  Ethology is defined as the systematic and scientific study of the behaviour of animal under natural conditions. BEHAVIOUR  An action or group of actions performed by […]

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