Bio3520 Chapter 13 Habitat Selection, Territoriality, and Migration
  1. Many biotic and          factors affect habitat choice in animals.
  2. The        free distribution model predicts that animal distribution should be proportional to the availability of resources on a patch, or habitat.
  3. Territorial neighbors may become dear          if they face common enemies, such as other            .
  4. Some animals choose not to defend territories, but pursue mating strategies as           and             .
  5. Sometimes a territory owner chooses to share it with a            if the latter helps defend it against other intruders.
  6. Territory ownership may be "inherited" through a family          , especially among cooperatively breeding animals.
  7. Animal migration may be guided by cues such as        , and            , and may have genetic as well as learned components.