GCSE Biology B3 - Courtship and parenting

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What is behaviour?
How animals respond to external stimuli or internal stimuli
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What does sexual reproduction require?
Finding and selecting a suitable mate, which can involve courtship behaviours which advertise an individual's qualities
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A desirable mate is likely to have ...
Characteristics which help it to survive in its environment, showing it has good quality genes which will produce healthy, well-adapted offspring
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Some animals, such as swans, mate for life until one of the partners die. This is called ___________
Monogamy
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Some animals have one mate per breeding season. Give an example of a species which demonstrates this mating strategy.
Robins
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In some animal groups, a harem of females mates with one dominant male who is replaced every so often by a stronger individual. Which species demonstrate this mating strategy?
Elephant seals, lions, apes, deer, walruses
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What does sexual reproduction require?

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Finding and selecting a suitable mate, which can involve courtship behaviours which advertise an individual's qualities

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A desirable mate is likely to have ...

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Some animals, such as swans, mate for life until one of the partners die. This is called ___________

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Some animals have one mate per breeding season. Give an example of a species which demonstrates this mating strategy.

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