A passive, or non-aggressive, approaching and displacing of another individual, typically, though not necessarily, over a resource.

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

This behavior occurs in the following context(s): Aggressive, Submissive


Context: Aggressive (1)

An adult female from the MB family walks toward a young male and displaces him three times in a row, he Retreats-From. The behavior is rather subtle and the only possible aggression is the purposeful way she walks toward him. Perhaps he is not a family male. (Amboseli, Kenya)