#口语喵第 17 期 Day 4#
Explain the concept of ritualization using the example of dogs discussed by the professor.
Definition: an animal behavior that had practical purpose can develop into something that can deliver a specific message.
(2.1) In the beginning, dogs bared their teeth to avoid biting their lips when they fight
(2.2) Other animals took a hint this means the dog is ready to attack
(2.3) Dogs realized teeth baring can make the other animals back off
(2.4) By doing this dogs can scare others off without actually attacking
(2.5) Dogs started using it as a warning signal