Affiliative

Head-Raising

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Raising the head during an excited, affiliative interaction such as greeting. This posture is different from Head-High in that the elephant's neck appears to be extended upwards and....
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Mouth-Opening

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Opening the mouth. Covered by the trunk the mouths of elephants are not very obvious sources of visual displays, but during excited vocal interactions elephants open their mouth wide, often....
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Caressing

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Using the trunk to touch or "caress" another in a reassuring or comforting manner. While adult females or juvenile females most often direct Caresses towards infants and calves, adults....
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