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Waterbuck

Kobus ellipsiprymnus

Description:

The head-and-body length is typically between 177–235 cm (70–93 in) and the average height is between 120 and 136 cm (47 and 54 in). A sexually dimorphic antelope, males are taller as well as heavier than females. Males reach approximately 127 cm (50 in) at the shoulder, while females reach 119 cm (47 in). Males typically weigh 198–262 kg (437–578 lb) and females 161–214 kg (355–472 lb). The coat colour varies from brown to grey. The long, spiral horns, present only on males, curve backward, then forward and are 55–99 cm (22–39 in) long.

Habitat:

Savannah Tsavo West NP


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Benno Ibold
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Benno Ibold

Taita Taveta, Kenya

Lat: -2.94, Long: 38.14

Spotted on Jul 27, 2017
Submitted on Sep 28, 2017

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