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Southern reedbuck

Redunca arundinum

Description:

Greyish brown to buffy yellow upperparts, often slightly darker on the back. White underparts, greyish white underneath the neck and chest.There is a paler crescent high on the throat that is more obvious in males. Horns only in males; rising from the top of the head with an even forward curve.(Smithers' mammals of southern africa a field guide. fourth edition)

Habitat:

Grassland with permanent watercourses.

Notes:

There was a herd brazing in the savanna, I took pictures to a young male, a female and a youngling as they were the closest

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Lusaka Province, Zambia

Spotted on Aug 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 1, 2012

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