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Richards, D., 1972. Square-lipped rhinoceros: behaviour. Lammergeyer 15: 77-78

Location: Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Subject: Behaviour - Fighting
Species: White Rhino

Original text on this topic:
A confrontation between 2 adult males (presumed to be territorial) was witnessed. The animals approached each other, horn to horn. At first one male retreated a few metres, then the other did, then they advanced again. The animals continued to retreat and advance for ca 30 min, when they became aware of the observer and fled. No sound was made by either male throughout the encounter. The animals clashed horns a number of times.

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