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BIO 420 - Animal Behavior: Home

A course designed to provide students with fundamental concepts of animal behavior or ethology.

Tips for Success


  • Know how to spell your scientific concepts correctly
  • Know alternative names/spellings 
  • In the sciences, you are not so much concerned with a thesis; your main focus is to explain aspects clearly.
  • Start Early. Proper research takes time.  
  • The better your research, the easier writing the paper will be.


Citation Forms

When writing this paper, you will be using the MLA format.  MLA uses parenthetical references (instead of footnotes).  If you have any questions, please see a librarian at the help desk for assistance with using the MLA Handbook.

The Language of a dog

Why do wolves howl?

Elephant behavior - Learned or Innate?

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