Using a combination of trunk, feet and, occasionally, tusks to manipulate, extract and ingest low growing plants such as grasses, sedges, rushes, forbs, or lianas. A wide variety of grazing techniques may be employed.
References: Poole & Granli 2021. (Full reference list)
This behavioral constellation includes the following behaviors: Grasp-Kick-Grass, Rip-Grass, Grasp-Grass-Slice-with-Foot, Sweep-off-Dirt, Trunk-Curl-Squeeze-Rip-Grass, Kick-Grass and occurs in the following context(s): Maintenance