Following a successful Coalition against an adversary or a predator (often people) when the opposition has been routed, participating elephants coming together in an exuberant display apparently to celebrate and reinforce bonds. Similar behavior may be observed prior to a Group-Advance or Group-Charge and appears to be a call to targeted action among family members (see Coalition). The End-Zone-Dance is considered a form of Bonding Ceremony.
References: Poole & Granli 2021. (Full reference list)
This behavioral constellation includes the following behaviors: Defecating, Head-Raising, Open-Mouth, Open-Mouth-to-Open-Mouth, Rapid-Ear-Flapping, Reach-Touch, Roar-Rumble, Roar, Rumble-Roar-Rumble, Social-Trumpet, Tail-Raising, Temporin, Trunk-to-Mouth, Trunk-Twining, Tusk-Clank, Urinating, Rumble-Roar and occurs in the following context(s): Coalition Building