Why does an animal defend its territory?
An animal will defend its territory to protect its resources. Two important resources for animals are food sources and suitable mates. If an animal wants to eat and breed it must defend these limited resources from rivals because, like any habitat, a territory has a carrying capacity : a maximum number of animals that can be supported by the habitat.
A dog will defend its territory
Male crocodiles mark their territory and defend it against other males. Males unable to defend their territory are either killed or forced to find another river system.
A bear depends on its territory for food, water and shelter so if another bear came and wanted that territory the first bear needs to defend it so he can keep his home.
An animals 'range' is the geographic area in which its species may be found. An animals 'territory' is the land which a specific animal will defend from others of its species in order to obtain enough food for itself and to rear its young.
with a fence
They will bark at them to try and defend there territory, they are saying to them "this is my territory"
The rhesus macaque is the unofficial animal of Islamabad Capital territory.
they are territorial animals
They have to be, to procure food, and defend territory.
By attacking the intruders of course!
territory is part of a country ------------------------------------- Territory is an area that is occupied and defended by an animal or group of animals. An animal protects its access to resources by establishing a territory.
like bighorn sheep, they fight in order to defend females, prove their strength and defend territory.
Males defend their territory!
it shoots ink at its rival to intimidate it.
it pees on one another
They don't ! Defending territory is left to the males. The more a male defends his territory - the more likely he will be to sire kittens.
It can be used to defend our enemies entering our territory.
Cheetahs avoid lions and try to stay out of their way. Lions will sometimes steal them cheetah's kills and there is little the cheetah can do about it.
Cause he is crooks.
They don't really mark it, but males will defend it.
Spiders do not bite humans and then suck their blood. Spiders only bite humans to defend themselves, to defend their eggs or young, or to defend their territory.
A tiger can defend by gaurding, killing,orwatching out for it. A tiger can blend in with the environment to cath its prey for food or the intruder to its home.
This is the behavior of some animals who will mark out a territory and often protect it. For example, some animals may "mark" its territory by urinating in various spots, as if to say, "This is MY area - You Stay OUT!" to a competitor (such as another male). Once the animal has "marked" its territory, it is likely to defend that area to the best of its ability. However, if a bigger, stronger competitor… Read More
Because they found there teratory first
To defend their territory. and impose a point of power.
The Red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is the national animal of the disputed territory of Sikkim.
An animal defends its territory or range.
jurisdictional - they are territorial and defend the boundaries of their territory
Shut Up! Do it yourself! Gosh! your smart, so you do it!
Territory, offspring, and mates.
Only to defend their territory or nest or if they feel cornered. Stay away from them. They DO NOT make good pets. if you go near it or your in his territory.
Rabbits can try to defend themselves by running. Rabbits can be a very fast animal when they want to be.
When they are approached for a fight they defend them selves with their tusks by ramming them into the other animal.
The Macaca mulatta or the Rhesus macaque is the animal un officially representing Islamabad Capital Territory.
The Yak is the animal un officially representing the Gilgit-Baltistan Disputed territory.
How to find food, defend itself and escape from predators. How to defend and claim territory, and choose suitable den sites.
The cost of defending an animal's territory can be quite high. This is especially the case if the territory is large.
They fight when they are put together because they have to defend their territory.
To defend themselves. To scare the animal off and also to say to the animal i am near you, I am deadly.
Their territory was in the southern Pleoponnesian Peninsula of Greece. They focussed on military skills to defend that territory, not to control people.
Usually it is a carnivore. They take over a territory that they prefer, and if anything is living in it, kill the animal and take over the territory.
The state animal of the Disputed occupied territory of Jammu and Kashmir is the Same as Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Like all forts, they were used to defend their territory throughout the Roman Empire.
if female, to defend any babies it might have, if male, hunger or defending territory
To defend its territory in Papua New Guinea against a Japanese attack.
The Japanese' goal was to defend their territory, and the Americans goal was to find and kill of the Japanese.
Like all animals, donkeys will attack if they feel threatened or if they are trying to defend their territory.
they held on to as much territory as possible until the north tired of fighting
Yes, they only eat vegetables, but that doesnt stop them from biting flesh to defend their territory.
Because they want to defend their territory or their family members from getting eaten or hurt