Content (Syllabus outline)

Wider learning of specific behavior and comparison of behavior at selected animals' groups as a response to the environmental changes: orientation and learning, foraging, hunting, defense against predation, competition, aggression, territoriality, sex and habitat selection, mating, mating systems comunication, kooperation, play. Different forms of social behavior: social behavior in invertebrates, especially insects (termites, ants, wasps, bees); fish groups and schooling,  groups and flocks of birds, herds, packs, social organization in apes and see mammals, sociobiology as scientific discipline. Welfare of animals and behavior knowledge. Practical study of animal behavior in laboratory, ZOO and in wild environment.


Prerequisites for inclusion in the work:

enrolment in the appropriate academic year