Threat

Ear-Folding

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Forcing the lower half of ear under and back so that a prominent horizontal ridge or fold appears across the ear. This aggressive display may be used in combination with a variety of....
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Head-Nod

A rather jerky up/down movement of the head that at higher intensities may cause the trunk to flop about. Usually seen when walking.....
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Head-Jerk

A small single rapid upward movement of the head that then returns down slowly. In a more pronounced version of the Head-Jerk the head is first lowered and then pulled up sharply so that....
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Head-Swing

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A sharp and sudden swinging or throwing down, up and sideways of the head and tusks to threaten an elephant by its side who is either too close or doing something that displeases the....
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Turn-Toward

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Reorientation of body to look at an opponent in a threatening manner, for example with Head-High.....
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Head-High

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Standing or moving with head held well above shoulders, chin is tucked in, elephant gazes at an adversary with Eyes-Open and ears maximally forward or Ear-Spreading. The animal appears to....
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Head-High


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