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Gerenuk

Litocranius walleri

Description:

A pair of female Gerenuk spotted in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Also known as Giraffe Gazelle, the Gerenuk is a long-necked antelope found in the Horn of Africa and the drier parts of East Africa. It is characterised by it's long neck and slender limbs, and famed for eating from higher branches in bushes and trees by standing on its hind legs, reaching as high as 2m as seen in picture 2. The 3rd picture is a male.

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Chris79
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Chris79

Isiolo County, Kenya

Spotted on Oct 11, 2011
Submitted on Aug 10, 2020

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