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

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

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


Context: Foraging & Comfort Technique (1)

An elephant uses the fingers of his trunk to Pluck-Leaves. (Maasai Mara, Kenya)