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Apprehensive

Trunk-Sucking

Sucking on own trunk when unsure, apparently for comfort. Infants and calves are typically observed exhibiting this display.....
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Touch-Face

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Self-directed touching of the face apparently for reassurance, very often in context of interaction with another elephant but may be seen in any context where an elephant feels uneasy.....
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Trunk-Twisting

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Twisting the tip of the trunk back and forth in situations where an elephant is apprehensive or unsure of what action to take.....
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Foot-Swinging

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Raising and holding or tentatively swinging the foreleg intermittently when unsure of what action to take. Swinging of the hindfoot may also be observed although this is less common than....
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