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Nose to nose, the two males square up, snorting and scratching at the dirt beneath them. Animals may not go to war but they sure do fight. The reasons behind such behavior are usually to do with establishing and keeping territory or battling for dominance and the right to mate with females. Unlike carnivores, herbivores don’t have claws and sharp teeth to rip and shred their prey, but they certainly aren’t defenseless – as these shots of them facing off against each other show.