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Side Display

Overview and Meaning

Side display is briefly described in the literature, but the context or meaning of the behavior is unclear.  Aspects of the description resemble threat behavior and aggressive behaviors.

Description

The animal will stand diagonally in front of a partner, with intentions to approach sideways. This is accompanied by intentions to box and intentions to bite.

Classification

Miscellaneous Behaviors

Contexts

Has been described under multiple contexts.

Variants

None

 

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