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File AvailableWhelan, G. 2001 Tau. CCA Ecological Journal 3: 129-131
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Behaviour - Fighting
White Rhino
Two white rhino died in what appeared to be incidents of territorial fighting.
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File AvailableMkenda, E.; Butchart, D. 2000 Notes on the status of black rhino in the Ngorongoro Crater. CCA Ecological Journal 2: 68-69
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Tanzania
Behaviour - Fighting
Black Rhino
Of the four male Black Rhino resident in the Crater, two are dominant bulls and occupy home ranges; these two individuals were observed fighting in the months of March, May and August (they are easily told apart as one has the tip of its tail missing, and the other has distinctive tufts of hair o...
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File AvailableGradwell, J. 2000 White rhino calf is bullied by male, but defended by its mother. CCA Ecological Journal 2: 149
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Behaviour - Fighting
White Rhino
On 24 November, we came upon three White Rhino - an adult male, and an adult female with a juvenile - standing together on a sand road. The male was seemingly intent on mating with the female and proceeded to chase the youngster away, but after running off for about 50m it quickly returned to it...
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File AvailableYadav, V.K. 2000 Male-male aggression in Rhinoceros unicornis - case study from North Bengal, India. Indian Forester 126 (10): 1030-1034
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Asia - South Asia - India - Assam
Behaviour - Fighting
Indian Rhino
The present study analyses the aggressive behaviour in male Rhinos of Jaldapara WLS and Gorumara National Park. Ghosh (1991) described in brief about male dominance relationship in Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary and Laurie (1978) studied this aspect in Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal. About...
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File AvailableYadav, V.K. 2000 Male-male aggression in Rhinoceros unicornis - case study from North Bengal, India. Indian Forester 126 (10): 1030-1034
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Asia - South Asia - India - Assam
Behaviour - Fighting
Indian Rhino
Dominant adult male tries to establish its supremacy by show of strength with other adult males for mating with females in oestrus.
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File AvailableAdcock, 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
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Behaviour - Fighting
Black Rhino
Males. When a young bull does try to establish himself in a territory, he either has to do so in an unoccupied area, or fight another bull to win some turf. In Pilanesberg, such 'upstarts' have little hope of winning a territory off a prime-aged bull (ca 1 7-30 years old), but can drive out or ...
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File AvailablePienaar, 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
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Behaviour - Fighting
White Rhino
At the end of the dry season when water is scarce some mates have to cross other territories on their way to water. This leads to a increase in conflict and more fighting ensues. In the Kruger National Park this contributes to an increase of adult male mortalities at end of dry season. On a ga...
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File AvailableSkinner, J.D.; Smithers, R.H.N. 1990 The mammals of the southern African subregion, new edition. Pretoria, University of Pretoria, pp. i-xxxii, 1-771
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World
Behaviour - Fighting
White Rhino
Territorial bulls trespassing into the territory of an adjacent bull normally take avoidance action and serious fights are usually averted. Encounters may take the form of short charges with much dust raising or, at closer quarters, horn clashing. Where a territorial bull is accompanied by a fe...
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File AvailableSkinner, J.D.; Smithers, R.H.N. 1990 The mammals of the southern African subregion, new edition. Pretoria, University of Pretoria, pp. i-xxxii, 1-771
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World
Behaviour - Fighting
Black Rhino
Although adult bulls are inclined to be aggressive towards other bulls, they deliberately tend to avoid contact. Serious fighting, however, does take place, especially between bulls over a female in oestrus, between bulls and cows, but rarely between cows. There is a higher mortality in males (...
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File AvailableLever, C. 1990 Lake Nakuru black rhinoceros sanctuary. Oryx 24 (2): 90-94, figs. 1-4, map 1
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Behaviour - Fighting
Black Rhino
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 adu...
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