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Table 1 Definitions of the different behavioral context used for the acoustical analysis.

From: Segmental concatenation of individual signatures and context cues in banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) close calls

Context Definition
Digging The signaler was digging for or eating food, and the animal was not moving and its head was facing downward.
Searching The signaler was searching for food in and around the same foraging patch, with head predominately facing downward.
Moving The signaler was moving between foraging patches but within the spatial cohesion of the group and with head predominately facing forward.