Boxing - Boxing Posture
Overview and Meaning
Boxing Posture is a form of aggressive behavior that typically occurs in response to a territorial threat.
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.
Aggressive Behaviors, variant of Boxing
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.