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Maternal aggression occurs in many species where the mother will attack invader threatening its young. This may in part be designed to distract the predator from the offspring.
 
Maternal aggression occurs in many species where the mother will attack invader threatening its young. This may in part be designed to distract the predator from the offspring.
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It may be regarded as a particular form of [[territorial aggression]].
   
 
==Maternal aggression in animals==
 
==Maternal aggression in animals==

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Maternal aggression occurs in many species where the mother will attack invader threatening its young. This may in part be designed to distract the predator from the offspring.

It may be regarded as a particular form of territorial aggression.

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