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Forward-Trunk-Swing

A swinging or tossing of the trunk in the direction of an adversary typically while blowing forcefully out through the trunk. Elephants swing their trunks at other smaller animals (e.g. egrets; ground-hornbills; warthogs, people) to frighten them away or simply for amusement. (9a) A high-intensity version of the Forward-Trunk-Swing, the Aggressive-Whoosh is made by musth males, who toss or swing their trunk in an exaggerated manner in the direction of an adversary while blowing loudly through the trunk with a loud "whooshing". (9b)