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animal behavior

noun
1.
behavior (def 2).
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
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animal behavior

any activity of an intact organism.

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