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Table 1 Ethogram of individual behaviours recorded from instantaneous scan samples of fallow deer

From: Behavioural synchrony between fallow deer Dama dama is related to spatial proximity

Behaviour Description Coding
Drinking Consuming water or other liquids Active
Grazing Standing or walking whilst eating, with head to the ground Active
Interacting Physical contact between two or more individuals, including intercourse, fighting or grooming Active
Licking Licking the surface of the body Active
Nursing Feeding a calf from their teat Active
Resting Laying down with head down Inactive
Resting (vigilant) Laying down with head raised off the ground Inactive
Resting (chewing) Laying down with head up, chewing Inactive
Running Moving at a fast pace Active
Scratching Itching itself using either a foot or its head Active
Standing (vigilant) Standing stationary with head up, looking alert Active
Standing (chewing) Standing stationary with head up, chewing Active
Suckling Sucking on the teat of an adult Active
Walking Moving at a regular slow pace Active