Animal Behavior

Behavior Basics

♦ Basics of Animal Behavior » Video| PowerPoint | Note Guide

~~~~ Readings & Videos
Required Reading – Making Sense of Animal Conditioning (McSweeney 1999)
Required Reading – Behavior Depends on Consequences (BEHAVE)
Required Video – The Challenge (BEHAVE)
Required Video – Origin of Preference (BEHAVE)
Required Video – Palatability (BEHAVE)

Diet Selection

1) Preferences and Aversions » Video| PowerPoint | Note Guide
2) Novel Foods – What and how to eat » Video| PowerPoint | Note Guide
3) Social Models » Video| PowerPoint | Note Guide

~~~~ Readings
Required Reading – Palatability – More than a Matter of Taste (Burritt 2011)
Required Reading – Learning What to Eat and What to Avoid (BEHAVE.net)
Required Reading – Mother Knows Best (Burritt 2013)
Recommended Reading – Principles of Behavior (BEHAVE.net)

Habitat Selection

Habitat Requirements » Video| PowerPoint | Notes Guide

Habitat Selection Video| PowerPoint | Note Guide

~~~~ Readings & Videos
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Required Video – Managing Wildlife Habitat in a Fragmented Ecosystem
Required Reading – Management strategies for optimal grazing distribution and use of arid rangelands. (Bailey 2004)

~~~TEST 4 covers all lectures, videos and readings above