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 Post subject: Re: Rhino's in the north
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:07 am 
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Hi okie, only found your post now. I`ve seen this rhino at Mooiplaas water hole October 2007. Another car drove up to me and said i should stay clear of the Rhino. He said a park ranger told him when this Rhino was younger it charged a vehicle and this is how it got injured, how true this is i do`nt know.


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 Post subject: Re: Rhino's in the north
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Friend and Forumite Kallis should post on here. He has seen fleeting skittish rhino around Mphongolo area.

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 Post subject: Re: Rhino's in the north
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Guys, I know these pics are from years ago but please don't mention rhino locations? :)
We never know who reads here. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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could some of the experts help me determine if these are males, females or both?



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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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I don't mind what the sexes were (although I could identify at least two males positively) - but what a nice video to make you long for the bush.

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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Took this photo of a White Rhino somewhere under African Skies...

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The calf of a White Rhino always walks in-front off his mother. When he is still young, the mother of the calf will steer him softly with her horn.

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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Took another photo of a White Rhino somewhere under African Skies...


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The smell and hearing senses of a White Rhino is excellent, but they can't see very good.

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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In summer the White Rhino drinks water everyday, even twice a day. In winter they will drink only every second day, even every fourth day.

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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Somewhere in KNP .....

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 Post subject: Re: White Rhino
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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Hello everyone.
Last year I saw these two rhinos in Kruger.
The second is clearly a white rhino, but the first one was much smaller and darker, which makes me doubt if it's a black rhinoceros, but I could not see his mouth wide.
What do you think?
Thank you very much.

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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Your first appears to be grazing which would indicate a white rhino but I am far from being an expert.

There are other subtle differences between the two species that I haven't got around to learning yet.

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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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I agree with saraf that your first photo is of a white rhino and I think that the second one is a black rhino, but then I'm also no expert :)


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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Thank you Arks and Saraf.
I wait more opinions.
I put some more pictures of both specimens to see if we facilitate identification.
Thank you very much to all.

The first one.

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The second one.

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