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Latter also attemptedto mount own mother from front. One can never reduce behavior to words in a completelysatisfactoryfashion. After first obtaining some idea of what the animals are doing, it is often helpful to make moving pictures as a supplementaryrecord. A 16-mm. Also, if one is too closeto the animal the noiseof the camerawill disturb its behavior. 26 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR Even without a camera it is usually a good idea to observe at a distance. A pair of gccd bi-qoc$iarsis essential for work with most anunals, and in some cases a telescope is useful.

It looks as if mice and rats, which appear so much 36 ANIMAI, tsEHAVIOR. alike on the outside, have fundamentaliy different rvays of getting out cf a painlul situation. Such differenees between speciesmust have a physical basis"Each animal has certain behavioral capacitiesuthe most obvious of which are based on body structure, and tlus is &e subject of the next chapter. Surnmary The science of animal behavior is primarily concerned with what qn animsl does. Each kind of anirnai has characteristic ways of adapting to change, anei these can be described under nine general headingswhich provide a convenient guide for systematic observation.

One possible explanation of their oversimple behavior might lie in their sense organs. Being nocturnal animals, they might have poorly developed eyes and hence be unaware of much that goes on around them in the DIFFERENTIAL CAPACITIES 39 daylight. When we look into this, however, we find that they have moderately good eyes and very good ears with which they can respond to high-frequency noises beyond the capacity of the human ear. A better explanation of their simple behavior seems to lie in their limited motor apparatus.

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