International Journal of Zoology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Behaviour of Stallions in a Semiferal Herd in Iceland: Time Budgets, Home Ranges, and Interactions

Table 2

Behavioural classes (for detailed descriptions of these behavioural acts see [25]).

Time budget analyses Interactions between stallions

Grazing, standing resting, standing alert, lying down, walking, herding*, sexual behavior, allogrooming (other behaviours were pooled)(A) Aggressive and violent interactions:
fighting (neck wrestling, boxing, and dancing where both are upright), attack where one lunges on the other, aggressive bites, aggressive chase, foreleg strike, stamping
(B) Nonviolent interactions:
approach with arched necks, parallel walk, posturing, marking

*Applies to stallions only.

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