Behavioral Adaptations


Animals that are territoiral, defend other animals that have a nest, mating site, or den. It is rare for the defense to cause a fight. To get food for their family, they defend their territory. Most times you can tell where an animals territory is. It can be visual or olfactory.


Communication is a form of behavior that sends a signal to another organism. It can be facial expressions, gaze, gestures, or chemical signals. Bees, termites, and ants use pheromones. Pheromones are a chemical signal sent from one organism to another to convey a message.