A female cat in heat urinates more often and in many places. Male cats are attracted to the urin deposits. Which one of the following is a proximate cause of this increased urination?
It is a result of hormonal changes associated with her reproductive cycle.
A female cat in heat urinates more often and in many places. Male cats congregate near the urine deposits and fight with each other. Which of the following would be an ultimate cause of the male cats' response to the remale's urinating behavior?
Responding to the odor means location reproductively receptive females.
Which of the following examples describes a behavioral pattern that results from a proximate cause?
A female bird lays its eggs because the amount of daylight is decreasing slightly each day.
Although some sharks close their eyes just before they bite, their bites are on target. Researchers have noted that sharks often misdirect their bites at metal objects and that they can find batteries buried under sand. This evidence suggests that sharks keep track of their prey during the split second before they bite in the same way that:
A platypus locates its prey in a muddy river.
The proximate causes of behavior are interactions with the environment, but behavior is ultimately shaped by:
Animal communication involves what type of sensory information?