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Pecking Order

The organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.A behavioural occurrence where members of a species have a chain of authority, i.e. a pecking order. The member of species tends to attract the best mates and receive the best food within the group. The term pecking order can derive from this behavioural .


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Female fight

... think any female mammals fight over a male. Chickens might. They have a pecking order and fight to be the top of that, but I am not sure whether the top hen is always the ...

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by animartco
Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:28 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Female fight
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