Instinct

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An instinctive behaviour o shakin watter frae wet fur.

Instinct or innate behaviour is the inherent inclination o a livin organism taewart a pairteecular complex behaviour. The simplest example o an instinctive behaviour is a fixed action pattern (FAP), in which a very short tae middlin lenth sequence o actions, withoot variation, are cairied oot in response tae a clearly defined stimulus.