Grasping a branchlet on a sapling with the trunk, stepping on the sapling with one foot and slicing the branchlet off with the other foot.

References: Poole & Granli 2021. (Full reference list)

This behavior occurs in the following context(s): Foraging & Comfort Technique


Context: Foraging & Comfort Technique (1)

Pat Derby steps on a sapling and then grasps a branchlet with her trunk and slices it off with her other foot. (Maasai Mara, Kenya)