What do Greater One-horned rhinos fight with? Not what you think.

Greater one-horned rhino

Greater one-horned rhino

Indian or greater one-horned rhinos use their long lower canine teeth, not their horns, in aggressive or defensive encounters. They are capable of inflicting serious damage to other rhinos, animals and humans with these weapons.

Greater one-horned rhino's lower canine teeth

Greater one-horned rhino’s lower canine teeth

 

 

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