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*  Mobbing (animal behavior) - Wikipedia
This call was also heard during agonistic behavior interactions with conspecifics, and may serve additionally or alternatively ... Costs of mobbing behavior include the risk of engaging with predators, as well as energy expended in the process. The black- ... Behavior includes flying about the intruder, dive bombing, loud squawking and defecating on the predator. Mobbing can also be ... This behavior may complement cryptic adaptations in the offspring themselves, such as camouflage and hiding. Mobbing calls may ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobbing_(animal_behavior)
*  PROF. MBITHI PETER M.F., Vice Chancellor
... animal-to-animal interaction, human-animal interaction, agonistic behavior and other abnormal behavior. The commonest animal ... which increases competitive aggressive behavior within the herd [35], restriction of natural foraging behavior and opportunity ... Direct animal-level parameters such as health or behavior can be taken as indicators of the animals' feelings and a measure of ... Knowledge of animal physiology, animal behavior and animal needs based on the five freedoms is paramount in assessing as well ...
  https://profiles.uonbi.ac.ke/pmbithi/
*  Courtship display - Wikipedia
Agonistic behavior is not limited to male-male interactions in courtship displays. In many primate species, males direct ... agonistic behavior between males and females during courtship displays is seen in nature. Intraspecific agonistic behavior that ... agonistic behavior towards females prior to courtship behaviors. Such behavior can include aggressive vocalizations, displays, ... dominant males exhibit agonistic behavior towards female gorillas at very high rates, with the majority of the interactions ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtship_display
*  OXYTOCIN and Sociable States
... and sexual behavior. Perhaps the important task of regulating the interaction between social and agonistic behaviors is managed ... Ann N Y Acad Sci 807: 164-174 (1997) Integrative functions of lactational hormones in social behavior and stress management ... For mammalian reproduction to succeed, self-defense and asociality must be subjugated to positive social behaviors, at least ... For example, oxytocin is important for a variety of positive social behaviors, including the regulation of maternal-infant ...
  http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/neur-sci/1997-April/028368.html
*  Getting the measure of behavior … is seeing believing? | ACM Interactions
In this article we consider the challenges involved in measuring and interpreting animal behavior. Specifically, we focus on ... Very often, specific behaviors are of interest to the observer, for example, agonistic or affiliative animal interactions. A ... Sequences of behavior-what behavior generally follows or precedes another behavior-can indicate a particular behavior's meaning ... Measuring behavior. The basis of measuring the behavior of a specific species is the development of an ethogram (i.e., a list ...
  http://interactions.acm.org/archive/view/july-august-2016/getting-the-measure-of-behavior-is-seeing-believing
*  Agamogony
agonistic behavior any social interaction between members of the same species that involves aggres- sion or threat and ... The nest building of various species and their hybrids has pro-vided information on the genetic control of behavior patterns. ...
  http://fx.damasgate.com/agamogony/
*  Escape behavior and escape circuit activation in juvenile crayfish during prey-predator interactions | Journal of Experimental...
... to identify which tail-flip circuits mediated escape responses by juvenile crayfish during intraspecific agonistic interactions ... Escape behavior and escape circuit activation in juvenile crayfish during prey-predator interactions ... Escape behavior and escape circuit activation in juvenile crayfish during prey-predator interactions ... Escape behavior and escape circuit activation in juvenile crayfish during prey-predator interactions ...
  http://jeb.biologists.org/content/207/11/1855
*  Plus it
A, Social interactions are characterized by aggressive behaviors (attacks, top) performed predominantly by dominants and ... We observed the social agonistic interactions of paired adult male zebrafish and counted aggressive (attacks) and submissive ( ... We demonstrate this through analysis of the behavior and neural circuit responses that drive escape and swim behaviors in fish ... Animals with a high index of aggressive behavior/submissive behavior were considered dominants. In rare instances when the ...
  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/37/8/2137
*  "Competition Between Native and Exotic Daphnia" by Jennifer Lynne Cacka
Does level of parasitism influence agonistic behavior of males in male-male interactions? and (3) Is parasitism associated with ... I studied the behavior of the Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius), that was naturally infected with the larval ... These data taken together indicate that subtle alterations in behavior of infected individuals may have potential fitness ... Behavior of males and females was influenced by their levels of infection. In experiment 2, levels of aggression for males with ...
  https://bearworks.missouristate.edu/theses/92/
*  Fuentes M, Otal J, Hevia ML, et al. Effect of olfactory stimulation during suckling on agonistic behavior in weaned pigs. J...
... as these interactions triggered neither fights nor submissive behaviors. For this reason, these norms of behavior have been ... The following agonistic behaviors were studied. Six aggressive behaviors were recorded. Fight: rapid and persistent biting in ... Table 5 shows agonistic aggressive behaviors. Statistically significant differences in relation to most of the agonistic ... The ethogram of agonistic behavior applied by Jensen and Wood-Gush26 and later modified by Gonyou27 was used to record the pigs ...
  https://www.aasv.org/jshap/issues/v20n1/v20n1p25.html
*  Primate Factsheets: Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) Behavior
... agonistic interactions (11.7%), and other interactions (. ... SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND BEHAVIOR. In general, most siamangs ... Captive autosexual behavior has been observed (Mootnick & Baker 1994). PARENTAL CARE. At birth in captivity, siamang infants ... Usually these interactions do not result in injuries, but consist of vocalizations, displays and chasing (Palombit 1996b). ... In the wild, facial expressions, gestures, and calls are few in number in normal intra-group interactions (Chivers 1974). ...
  http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/factsheets/entry/siamang/behav
*  Policing friendships. Lessons from the equine world - International Cognition and Culture Institute
... rather than agonistic interactions. Why is that? As we already said, it may be that horses intervene to prevent individuals ... the behavior of feral horses is a rather complex mixture of the two accounts. In fact, it is precisely because of the existence ... Schneider G., Krueger K. (2012), Third-party Interventions Keep Social Partners from Exchanging Affiliative Interactions with ... I can't help myself seeing in this example of equine social behavior a pale reflection of that feeling of jealousy toward our ...
  https://cognitionandculture.net/blog/denis-tatones-blog/policing-friendships-lessons-from-the-equine-world
*  Primate Factsheets: Gray langur (Semnopithecus) Behavior
Grunt barks are heard during group movements and during agonistic interactions and are usually given by adult males, but also ... Taxonomy, Morphology, & Ecology , ,Behavior, , Conservation , References , Links , AV. SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND BEHAVIOR. Gray ... not all sexual behavior is between opposite sexes, and in one study, around half of all sexual interactions of females were ... it will display little locomotor behavior but will become increasingly adept after that. Play behaviors also increase steadily ...
  http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/factsheets/entry/gray_langur/behav
*  Interactions between social behaviour and the acute phase immune response in house finches » Brill Online
... and agonistic interactions. Subordinate finches lost more mass than dominants in response to LPS, but social status did not ... and can interact with the APR to modulate intraspecific agonistic interactions in ways likely relevant for disease transmission ... indicating status-mediated effects of sickness behaviour on agonistic interactions. Our results suggest that social status in ... modulates the acute phase response or aggressive interactions with flockmates. We treated subordinate or dominant finches ...
  http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/1568539x-00003312
*  Frontiers | Differential serotonergic modulation of two types of aggression in weakly electric fish | Frontiers in Behavioral...
... framework to study how conserved circuits and neurochemical mediators control species-specific and context-dependent behavior. ... Agonistic aggression has provided an excellent framework to study how conserved circuits and neurochemical mediators control ... species-specific and context-dependent behavior. The principal inhibitory control upon aggression is serotonin (5-HT) dependent ... Triefenbach, F., and Zakon, H. (2008). Changes in signalling during agonistic interactions between male weakly electric ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnbeh.2012.00077/full
*  Bare-tailed woolly opossum - Wikipedia
... grunts and even distress calls accompany agonistic behavior. Largely solitary, the only interactions observed are between ... A study of the foraging behavior of the bare-tailed woolly opossum and the sympatric kinkajou showed that both feed on a ... It is nocturnal (active mainly at night) and solitary; there is hardly any social interaction except between mother and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bare-tailed_woolly_opossum
*  Silvertip shark - Wikipedia
Marine and Freshwater Behavior and Physiology. 40 (1): 3-34. doi:10.1080/10236240601154872. Martin, R.A. Agonistic Display in ... comparison of display features and implications for shark-human interactions". ... ISBN 1-900724-36-7. Martin, R.A. (March 2007). "A review of shark agonistic displays: ... they exhibit fidelity to certain areas and there are reports of territorial behavior. They are usually encountered alone or in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvertip_shark
*  Sagi, Amir
The influence of androgenic gland implantation on the agonistic behavior of female crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) in ... interactions with males. Behaviour. 140:649-664. 2003 * The influence of androgenic gland implantation on the agonistic ... Intersexuality and behavior in crayfish: The de-masculinization effects of androgenic gland ablation. Hormones and Behavior. 50 ... Methyl Farnesoate Levels in Male Spider Crabs Exhibiting Active Reproductive Behavior. Hormones and Behavior. 28:261-272. 1994 ...
  https://scholars.bgu.ac.il/display/sagia
*  Center Mass: Why Police and Soldiers Shoot to Stop instead of Shooting to Wound, page 5
... the males in each troop display agonistic and territorial behavior such as calling and barking. These interactions happen with ... SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND BEHAVIOR The social organization of black spider monkeys is closely related to their ecological niche ... black spider monkeys exhibit another behavior that helps them cope with seasonally restricted fruit. Like chimpanzees (Pan ...
  http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1044415/pg5
*  Quando os beija-flores são os ladrões: efeito da visitação na reprodução de uma planta Neotropical Styrax ferrugineus Nees &...
Agonistic interactions were not limited within the hummingbirds, because they frequently repelled other visitors, especially ... Nectar variation and even empty flowers may also affect foraging behavior of hummingbirds. The agonistic territorial defense ... contact with reproductive structures of the flower and agonistic interaction. Whenever possible, insects were captured for ... Territorial behavior was observed in E. macroura and A. fimbriata with the former appearing as the hierarchically dominant ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-33062012000100007&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Diagram depicting experimental groups and study design | Open-i
The extent and form of agonistic interaction during the SC induction period was similar for the Ctrl and NG- groups (Figure 4b- ... Immobility behavior offers a striking example of the powerful effect of SC on behavior. On days 1-3, mice in both groups spent ... The extent and form of agonistic interaction during the SC induction period was similar for the Ctrl and NG- groups (Figure 4b- ... Immobility behavior offers a striking example of the powerful effect of SC on behavior. On days 1-3, mice in both groups spent ...
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*  Dominance hierarchy - Wikipedia
These observed interactions reflect the battle for resources. The association between resource availability and agonistic ... In some, the dominance status of an individual is clearly visible, eliminating the need for agonistic behavior. In wintering ... Nogueira-Ferreira, F. H.; Silva-Matos, E. V.; Zucchi, R. (2009). "Interaction and Behavior of Virgin and Physogastric Queens in ... These often involve characteristics that provide an advantage during agonistic behavior, such as size of body, displays, etc. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominance_hierarchy
*  Vespula acadica - Wikipedia
Sanitation behaviors are seen at a decreased rate during periods of colony decline. Mauling is an agonistic interaction that is ... Colony behavior in V. acadica closely resembles that of other members of the V. rufa group. Most colonies of V. acadica that ... This behavior is seen in many members of the Vespula rufa group. Workers occasionally will remove both liquid and solid feces, ... These interactions between workers usually involve only one mauler at a time, but that same mauler often attacks multiple other ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vespula_acadica
*  An Introduction to Lizards
For example, an agonistic (aggressive) display usually between males (though in some species female to female interaction ... Lizard Behavior: Talking lizards? Most of the lizards found in the Sonoran Desert have a suite of behaviors used in a social ... A male lizard, to assert dominance over another male, uses several of these behaviors. Many of these behaviors are ritualized, ... Such behaviors, listed below, may be used intraspecifically (within a species) in the act of courtship (generally males ...
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*  Bombus atratus - Wikipedia
Agonistic behaviors have been recorded between B. atratus queens in colonies that are in polygynous phases. These interactions ... Queen dominance is correlated with aggressive behaviors. One theory for why these subordinate remain in the nest relates to the ... The polygynous nesting cycles lead to certain specific types of behavior including queen-queen aggression. Nests can also be ... Polygyny gives rise to a set of aggressive queen-queen interactions (refer to section below) and dominance hierarchies (refer ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombus_atratus