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Coalition

Two or more individuals working together to threaten another individual or individuals. Most typically an older female, often the matriarch, comes to the aid of a younger family member. When initiating a coalition the helping individual may approach her companion rapidly coming along side her in parallel, they may vocalize in chorus, sometimes clicking tusks together (Tusk-Clicking), and then, in unison, they Advance-Toward the affronting individual with a low intensity Bow-Neck Display. (20)