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I am required to give 2 examples of behavioural characteristics

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I am required to give 2 examples of behavioural characteristics in a dog which has low heritability and 2 examples which has high heritability - please can you advise?
Yes, fears and phobias are examples of low heritability behavior. For example, fear of people and noise phobias which are considered learned behavior. High heritability behavior is often innate - feeding behavior, prey behavior, elimination behavior, and breed-related behavior such as herding and hunting. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
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