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Re: Fight or flight?

>From: sj@io.com (Steve Jackson)
 > Some herbivores are very aggressive. Rhinos and water buffalo, for
 > instance, will charge at the drop of a hat. ...

At least in the case of rhinos this is at least partly curiosity,
not aggression.  Rhinos have *very* poor vision, and will sometimes
chase after something to try to see it.  If the target runs away,
they run after, and then they are going too fast to stop.

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