Antipredatory Aggression

Antipredatory aggression is a self-defense or self-preservation behavior. It is an attack behavior from an organism that is directed towards a potential predator that occurs whether or not the potential predator actively threatens them. For instance, typically lions, wolves, and bears in the wild will attack anything or anyone that they consider a potential predator. Likewise, rattlesnakes will coil and strike when they feel threatened.

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