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Springbok

Antidorcas marsupialis angolensis

Description:

gregarious, medium-sized antelope; extremely 'neat' looking, graceful animal with a rich sandy brown back, lateral black stripe along the flanks and a snow white underside / belly and tail.

Habitat:

open, dry grassland and plains

Notes:

This small herd was encountered in the Khutsi Game Reserve situated in the Kalahari Dessert. These days herds usually number up to 40 or 60 individuals but local stories suggest herds consisting of many 100's a matter of half a centuary ago

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3 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

This looks almost like a painting! So perfect.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

nice spotting!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Nice pictures C. Sydes!

C.Sydes
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C.Sydes

Kweneng District, Botswana

Lat: -23.54, Long: 24.17

Spotted on Mar 14, 2008
Submitted on Apr 14, 2012

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