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Pienaar, D.J., 1994. Habitat preference of the white rhino in the Kruger National Park: pp. 59-64, figs. 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: Behaviour - Daily Routine
Species: White Rhino

Original text on this topic:
White rhinos are dependant on regular access to surface water and will drink daily or twice daily during the wet season when water is abundantly available. During the dry season some animals are forced to make a journey to longer-lasting waterholes and drinking frequency was reduced to 2-4 day intervals.
White rhino are dependant on regular access to surface water although they can go for 3 days without drinking.

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