"Singing in the Shower!"
The males start to test each other with jaw-to-jaw sparing and yawning contests at about 7 years of age . These rituals include a lot of fighting and chasing. They are usually harmless fights, but disengaging can be a problem for the loser who has to expose his body to the teeth of the winner. Deep gashes can occur at this time. Most of the mating takes place during the dry season, so aggression is most frequent and intense at this time. Serious injuries and even death to younger bystanders can occur as well.
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