Animal Behaviour (journal)

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Animal Behaviour  
Former name(s) The British Journal of Animal Behaviour
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Anim. Behav.
Discipline Ethology
Language English
Edited by L. Barrett, W.A. Searcy
Publication details
Publisher Elsevier
Publication history 1953–present
Impact factor
ISSN 0003-3472 (print)
1095-8282 (web)
LCCN 56002267
OCLC number 04699737

Animal Behaviour is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1953 as The British Journal of Animal Behaviour, before obtaining its current title in 1958. It is published monthly by Elsevier for the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour in collaboration with the Animal Behavior Society.


The scope of Animal Behaviour includes behavioural ecology, evolution of behaviour, sociobiology, ethology, behavioural physiology, population biology, and navigation and migration. Animal behave is to haunted or catch food. There two behavior(learned behavior and inherited behavior) The most simplest behavior in inherited behavior is replex, and the complicated behavior in inherited behavior is call instinct.

Abstracting and indexing

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 3.493. In addition, it is abstracted and indexed in EMBiology, Scopus, and the Science Citation Index.

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