Overview and Meaning
Push-dig is a type of nesting behavior, that aids in construction of the nest.
DescriptionThe forwards pushing and kicking of bedding material with fast alternating movements of the forepaws, it is often accompanied by forward locomotion.
Nesting behavior occurs in the contexts of, reproduction, and environmental changes.
An animal can be observed pushing substrate up the sides of the cages or to other locations other than the nest site.