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Post-Copulatory-Stance

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A mated female stepping forward Head-Raising, Ear-Lifting, Tail-Raising and Rapid-Ear-Flapping, streaming Temporin and with Mouth-Open calls with a powerful series of characteristic....
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Mating-Pandemonium

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A mated female’s relatives and companions joining her in calling and displaying. The Mating Pandemonium is a constellation of displays. Females streaming with Temporin, call with powerful....
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Female-Chorus

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Females responding to the sound, smell or physical presence of a musth male by emitting Female-Chorus rumbles and associated postures which include: stepping forward and....
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Chin-In

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A male in musth standing or walking with his head held high, above his shoulders, and with his chin or jaw tucked in. Chin-In, Head-High and Ears-Tense are jointly components of the....
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Ears-Tense

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A musth male carrying his ears in a tense rather than relaxed position slightly lifted and slightly spread. Ears-Tense is a component of the Musth-Walk.....
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Ear-Wave

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A musth male swings the upper portion of the ear stiffly and vigorously forward to a position in front of perpendicular to the neck. The speed and forcefulness of the swing causes the....
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Urine-Dribbling

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Musth male showing continual dribbling of urine from a retracted and sheathed penis. The flow may vary from an intermittent drip to a gushing stream, particularly if the male is threatening....
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Musth-Temporal-Gland-Secretion

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Musth males secrete from the temporal glands creating dark streak of the secretion down the side of the face mid-way between ear and eye. This secretion may be distinguished from Temporin....
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Marking

A (usually) musth male rubbing the temporal gland against tree trunk or the ground (when mud wallowing). Marking may be so vigorous that the male departs with bark and debris on the side....
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Penis-Erection

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When a non-musth male elephant urinates he fully extends his penis and usually thereafter obtains an erection. Infants and calves usually obtain an erection when they are suckling and both....
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Ear-Wave

Infant Explorer and his mother, Elspeth, are with Eudora (Explorer\'s grandmother) and her hours-old infant. Eudora has just been through a terrible experience with an adult male being very rough with her baby and earlier with hyena\'s trying to kill it. She is not very tolerant and Explorer feels hard done by. He calls out and Elspeth follows his call with a reassuring rumble. The high pitched sounds are made by a calf suckling.

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Urine-Dribbling

Infant Explorer and his mother Elspeth are with Eudora (Explorer\'s grandmother) and her hours-old infant. Eudora has just been through a terrible ordeal with an adult male being very rough with her baby and earlier with hyena\'s trying to kill it. She is not very tolerant. She pushes Explorer away when he tries to touch her infant. Explorer screams and his mother comes out from the swamp to reassure him. As she does he makes two baroo sounds. These overlap with a reassuring sound by his mother.

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Musth-Temporal-Gland-Secretion

Infant Explorer and his mother, Elspeth, are with Eudora (Explorer\'s grandmother) and her hours old infant. Eudora has just been through a terrible ordeal with an adult male being very rough with her baby and earlier with hyena\'s trying to kill it. She is not very tolerant. She pushes Explorer away when he tries to touch her infant. Explorer screams and his mother comes out from the swamp to reassure him. As she does he makes this sound.

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Marking

Infant Explorer and his mother, Elspeth, are with Eudora (Explorer\'s grandmother) and her hours old infant. Eudora has just been through a terrible ordeal with an adult male being very rough with her baby and earlier with hyena\'s trying to kill it. She is not very tolerant. She pushes Explorer away when he tries to touch her infant. Elspeth comes over and he makes these sounds.

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