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Gerenuk - Swahili-Swala twiga

Litocranius walleri

Description:

Very long and thin neck; long legs; upperparts rufous-fawn in colour, with paler sides; a thin dark line separates white underparts; short head, with a pinched appearance; large eyes, ringed with white; long and pointed ears; rams only have horns Photo taken at Samburu National Park, Kenya

Habitat:

Arid thorn scrubs and thickets

Notes:

English name - Giraffe-necked antelope.

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Isiolo, Kenya

Lat: 0.56, Long: 37.53

Spotted on May 21, 2019
Submitted on Jun 6, 2019

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