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Sep

Musht the female elephant


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Musth start experienced by a bull elephant at the age of 15 years and stabilize at the age of 35 years. At a young elephant musth usually occurs in January-May, while the older elephants in June to December. Musth the elephants can be seen from the discharge from the temple (temporal gland), held her head and swinging, waving one ear, sounded rowdy and scraping the soil with ivory. If there is a fight,the musth elephants being normal to win.

Gajah jantan lebih agresif saat musth (birahi)

Musth mulai dialami oleh gajah jantan pada usia 15 tahun dan stabil pada usia 35 tahun. Pada gajah muda biasanya musth terjadi pada bulan Januari-Mei, sedangkan pada gajah yang lebih tua pada bulan Juni-Desember. Gajah musth dapat dilihat dari keluarnya cairan dari daerah pelipisnya (kelenjar temporal), berjalan dengan kepala terangkat dan berayun, melambaikan satu telinga, bersuara gaduh dan mengorek tanah dengan taring. Apabila terjadi perkelahian, gajah yang sedang musth biasanya akan menang.

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