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Lever, C., 1990. Lake Nakuru black rhinoceros sanctuary. Oryx 24 (2): 90-94, figs. 1-4, map 1

Location: Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Subject: Behaviour - Fighting
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
Black rhinos are not gregarious creatures and problems can arise if populations become too great for a given area. Even when the population is not large, difficulties can arise. Shortly after the rhinos were transferred from Solio to Nakuru, an immature female was attacked and injured by an adult female. After treatment of her wounds in the holding pens she was released, only to be attacked and injured again. On the second occasion she rather touchingly returned to the holding pens for treatment of her own accord, and after recovery was transferred from Nakuru to a private sanctuary.

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