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Why do Topis kneel when they are fighting?

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Topi (Damaliscus lunatus [Burchell, 1823]) males engage in ritual sparring and often kneel, probably not in submission, but to gain advantage in stabbing with their horns the soft spots underneath the head and neck of their opponents. This pair was … Continue reading

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