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Latin name

 

Tragelaphus strepisceros

Family

 

Large mammals

Size

 

1,45 m (m) 1,25 (f) Only male carries horns

Weight

 

250 kg (m) 180 kg (f)

Colour

 

Greyish fawn, with narrow, vertical white stripes on sides and rump, a short ridge of white hair along the centre of the back, and a white chevron between the eyes. Males have a brown-and-white fringe from throat to base of neck.

Appearance

 

Nyala, but kudu male's horns more spiralled and there is no heavy fringe of hair hanging below belly.

Habitat

 

Savanna woodland or scrub, espacially close to water and rocky terrain.