9 Grammatical Pitfalls

animal behavior

behavior (def 2).
a branch of biology that deals with the behavior of animals, encompassing such fields as ethology, comparative psychology, behavioral ecology, and sociobiology.
Related forms
animal behaviorist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for animal behavior
  • Unfortunately, where ownership of territory is concerned, human beings descend to the lowest level animal behavior.
  • Accounts of strange animal behavior have also started to surface.
  • Some people believe tonight's full moon will have a loony effect on human and animal behavior.
  • These compact systems allow scientists to study animal behavior without interference by a human observer.
  • Such feats of navigation have long baffled students of animal behavior.
  • Scientists wanted to research animal behavior and anatomy.
  • To marry intuitive insight with systematic data collection is both the challenge and the joy of the study of animal behavior.
  • Scholars in the behavioral sciences, including psychology and animal behavior, may be especially prone to bias.
  • Her demonstration took me by surprise and redirected my whole career path into animal behavior.
  • In the past, you've used anthropomorphism to liven up stories about animal behavior.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for animal behavior

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for animal

Scrabble Words With Friends