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Adcock, K., 1994. The relevance of 'territorial' behaviour in black rhino to their population management: pp. 82-86, fig. 1, table 1

In: Penzhorn, B.L. et al. Proceedings of a symposium on rhinos as game ranch animals. Onderstepoort, Republic of South Africa, 9-10 September 1994: pp. i-iv, 1-242

Location: Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Subject: Reproduction
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
Pilanesberg NP. In Pilanesberg, young bulls in areas surrounded by established bull ranges have close ties with their mother until 6-8 years of age. Those in areas which have few established bull ranges around them start to break away from their mother at 2-4 years.
Firstly, Pilanesberg information shows that female calves break from their mothers at 2-4 years, and tend to spend the next 3-4 years wandering far and wide before settling into a home range and calving.

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