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Pienaar, D.J., 1994. Social organization and behaviour of the white rhinoceros: pp. 87-92, tables 1-2

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: Ecology - Interspecific Relations
Species: White Rhino

Original text on this topic:
Predation does not have a big influence on a white rhino population. There have been a few cases in the KNP where white rhino calves were killed by lions. Animals with pieces of tail or ear missing that could indicate predation by hyaena are also seldom seen. Other accidental white rhino deaths include drowning, getting stuck in mud, failing off cliffs, being killed by elephants and burning in runaway fires.

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