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Social Diversity

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Social Diversity BIO 301-01

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These notes cover "Social Diversity"
Principles of Ecology
Robert H. Stavn
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Introduction, Ecology
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by carr34 Notetaker on Sunday October 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to BIO 301-01 at University of North Carolina - Greensboro taught by Robert H. Stavn in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see Principles of Ecology in Biology at University of North Carolina - Greensboro.


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Date Created: 10/16/16
Social Diversity ( group living) All living is social Howard; songbird territory ­ “A Monogamous Pair” Polygynous territory ­ red wing blackbird ­ marshes [reduce predation] White rhinoceros ­ sets up breeding display [making it with dung and urine] [breeding males cannot walk through it] [territory male don’t like it] [female and children can walk through it] Winer territory ­ mountain lion [wants it own territory to feed on breed] [don’t want other lions to be there to scare deer away] Wolf pack ­ group territory  Mawat ● Study wolf pack ● Dumped by plane ● Wait for plane next year [hunt/live together most part of year] [marked his tent with urine; wolf pack walked passed his tent because it was marked] Population consequences 1. Limit breeding ­ individual reproduction max. [prevent over production] 2. Limit population growth ­ “maine gunners” [kill songbirds and will would keep population] [large pool of nonbreeding songbirds that take over nest] Sexual behavior: ecological concentration Lek or Arena Ground nesting birds that are precocial [perform for female] [limits over breeding/ females choice] 10% males → 75% breeding Size and sex Large male ­ few, [deer, fur seals, leks] Large female­ most common in nature [spiders, fish, insects, birds of prey] Sex and niche Galapagos Marine Iguana [can only go in cold ocean water for only 30 minutes] [maintain body temperature on island] [they cannot move/ don;t have predators]


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