Apprehensive

Panic-Running

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A very fast, quiet, smooth running while Tail-Raising and with Ears-Back. If elephants are in a group they bunch closely....
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Fearful

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Standing or moving and exhibiting a constellation of displays including Tail-Raising, Ear-Cocking, Eye-Widening, Chin-Raising, Trunk-Curved-Under and Bow-Back may be termed fearful; an....
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Jaw-Tilted-Upwards

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Standing with the chin/jaw tilted upwards (so that tusks become more parallel rather than perpendicular to the ground) and, if walking away, the chin is both raised and turned slightly to....
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Body-Jolt

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Sudden jolting or jerking of the body away from a frightening sound or movement. (6). Sudden lifting up and back of the front portion of the body and sharp raising of the ears....
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Apprehensive

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Standing or moving and exhibiting a constellation of displays that may be a combination of several of the following: Touch-Face, Trunk-Curved-Under, Trunk-Twisting, Foot-Swinging,....
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Tail-Raising

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Raising the tail. Fearful, highly playful or intensely excited elephants may be observed to raise their tails. When extremely excited the tail may be raised in an almost vertical position,....
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Back-Bowing

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Standing or walking while Chin-Raising or Head-Raising and Tail-Raising causes an elephant's back to appear bowed (54a). This posture is most often exhibited by fearful or highly socially....
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Eye-Widening

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Opening the eyes wide so that the whites show. An elephant normally casts its eyes down. An alarmed, frightened or highly excited elephant opens it eyes wide. Eye-Widening may also be seen....
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Trunk-Curved-Under

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Standing with the trunk slightly, moderately or extremely curved toward the body (with the trunk tip facing toward the elephant's posterior). The individual may also show Ear-Cocking and....
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Ear-Stiffening

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Slightly cocking the ears so that the tops are above the top of the head, but ears are only half extended forward. An elephant's ears are usually relaxed and naturally lie such that the....
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Tail-Raising

Elephants roar in response to playbacks of lions roaring.

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Back-Bowing

Elephants roar in response to the playbacks of lions roaring.

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Eye-Widening

An elephant roars in response to the playback of lions roaring.

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Trunk-Curved-Under

Ebony threatens a hyena who runs away.

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