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Springbok

Antidorcas marsupialis

Description:

A springbok is a slender antelope with long legs and neck. Both sexes reaches 71-86 cm. They are mammals. Their body length is between 120 and 150 cm. They are vert friendly animals! Both male and female has horns, the are herbivores.

Habitat:

The springbok prefers grass savanna, dry river beds and calcareous pans as their habitat in South Africa, avoiding tall grass. They tend to live in harsh and unpredictable areas.

Notes:

-they can live for 10 years - female can calve twice a year. - when scared they will jump up to make themselves look bigger.

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Glenwood House
Spotted by a stud ent at Glenwood House

George Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 22, 2020
Submitted on Mar 22, 2020

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