Post-Conflict Display

End-Zone-Dance

During coalitions, following a successful, collective rout of an adversary or a predator (often people), the participating elephants may come together in an exuberant display to celebrate....
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High-Fiving

During coalitions, following a successful, collective rout of an adversary or a predator (often people), the participating elephants may come together and, standing face to face, they may....
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Reconciliation

Following an act of escalated aggression between members of a family families (e.g. Pushing, Tusking) a third party, typically the matriarch or a close adult associate of the aggrieved....
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Redirected-Aggression

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Aggression directed toward an individual that is irrelevant to current situation. When the tendency to attack is thwarted, for some reason (e.g. fear of opponent), the individual may....
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Exaggerated-Walk

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Walking with an obvious bouncing swagger; head moves up and down and trunk swings from side to side more than in normal walk; front legs appear to bend more. A sign of bravado. May be....
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Reaching-High

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At the end of a Run-After when the chaser gives up, the aggressor extends his trunk upward and outward toward his opponent. Apparently a sign of frustration, “last ditch effort” or....
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Kick-Dust

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An individual Mock-Charging or taking a step in the direction of an offending object (elephant, other animal, predator, human being) and at the end of the movement it appears to "stub its....
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Reaching-High

These rumbles by Eliot and Eudora follow a series of Trumpet Blast threats to a hyena made by Ebony.

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Kick-Dust

Echo & Erin are startled by a big male who arrives in the group.

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