Examples of animal instincts include a spider spinning a web, a bear hibernating for the winter and a bird building a nest. Instinctive behavior is behavior that is not learned, but comes naturally to an animal. More »

Instincts include fear, anger, shyness, curiosity and secretiveness among many more. Instincts are innate in all living organisms, from tiny multicellular bacteria and viruses to mammals and humans. Instincts are complex... More »

An instinct is a hard-wired, inborn behavior that enables a human or animal to cope with its environment. An infant grasping an object placed in the palm of his hand, breathing, a spider spinning a web and a bird buildin... More »

Some adaptations for the grizzly bear are long, powerful claws, keen sense of smell and hibernating through the winter. Grizzly bears in the wild can live up to 30 years. More »

Omnivores are organisms that eat foods from both animal and vegetable sources. Small insects, human beings, some small animals, birds and reptiles are all examples of omnivores. More »

Forests, grasslands and desert environments are all examples of terrestrial animal habitats. Aquatic and marine habitats include lakes, ponds and oceans. Animal habitats are also defined by physical factors including soi... More »

An ectothermic animal is an animal that creates heat from the environment, typically by sunning. Examples of ectothermic animals include amphibians, invertebrates, reptiles and many forms of fish. More »