Boxing - Boxing Posture
Overview and Meaning
Combined with a tendency to approach, an upright posture where the animal remains in its place. Intention-boxing movements of the forepaws and intention biting are sometimes seen.
Agonistic interactions can occur in the context of territorial behavior, and/or dominance behavior. Territorial behavior and dominance behavior differ in both the context that they occur, the resources under competition, and the threat behavior that initiates the interaction.