Using the fingers of the trunk tip or the distal portion of the trunk to pluck individual mushrooms.

References: Poole & Granli 2021. (Full reference list)

This behavior occurs in the following context(s): Foraging & Comfort Technique


Context: Foraging & Comfort Technique (1)

A young male walks along plucking and eating mushrooms. Notice how he picks them up with the fingers of his trunk. (Maasai Mara, Kenya)