SPRINGBUCK – Antidorcas marsupialis

SPRINGBUCK – Antidorcas marsupialis

Widely known as the symbol and nickname to the national rugby team of South Africa, Springboks are strikingly beautiful antelopes that roam around the southern part of Africa. Springboks are famed for its remarkable leaping behavior and its reddish-brown color that makes them as gallant and as beautiful as the spring season. … Read more

Interesting Facts About Impalas

IMPALA - Aepyceros melampus

The Impala, also known as Aepyceros melampus, is one of the most common and most graceful African antelopes. Slender and agile, an Impala can steer clear from formidable obstacles by running faster than 60km/hr and leaping 10m in length and 3m in height. Their impeccable speed and agility are used to prevent … Read more

Learn More about Tsessebes

Tsessebe Domaliscus lunatus

A Tsessebe has amazed people because of its agility and excellent physical features. Dubbed as the fastest antelope in southern Africa, the Tsessebe is a fascinating species of antelope that you will surely have fun learning about. Read further to know more about Tsessebes! What is Tsessebe? Often referred to as a … Read more

Facts You Should Know About the Roan Antelope

ROAN ANTELOPE – Hippotragus equinus

One of the largest antelopes in the world, the Roan Antelope is a native to central and southern Africa. It is characterized by its reddish-brown color and its robust built. Read further to know more about the Roan Antelope! What is the Roan Antelope? The Roan Antelope, or also known as Hippotragus … Read more

Interesting Facts About the Bushbuck

BUSHBUCK - Trogelophus scriptus

The Bushbuck, also known as the Cape Bushbuck, Imbabala, and Tragelaphus sylvaticus, is a common antelope species present throughout sub-Saharan Africa. It resembles the Harnessed Bushbuck, its close relative, due to the same body color. These two antelope species have been observed to be more closely related than any other species. This … Read more

SABLE ANTELOPE – Hippotragus niger

SABLE ANTELOPE – Hippotragus niger

SIZE: Shoulder height (m) 1,35 m, (f) 1,25 m; mass (m) 235 kg, (f) 210 kg. Both sexes have curved horns. COLOUR: Upper-body parts dark brown to black, often with a satinlike sheen; males darker than females. Underside and back of thighs white, with white markings on face. Dark, upstanding mane extends … Read more

Fun Facts About the Klipspringer

KLIPSPRINGER - Oreotragus oreotragus

The Klipspringer, also known as Oreotragus oreotragus, is a small antelope endemic to eastern and southern Africa. It is the only member of its genus. Its name is the Afrikaans term for “rock jumper” and it alludes to the antelope’s ability in a rocky habitat where it can be sighted moving carefree, … Read more

Sitatunga: The Most Aquatic Antelope

SITATUNGA - Tragelaphus spekei

Have you ever heard of an antelope that lives in both water and land? If you are wondering if it exists—yes, it does! It is called a Sitatunga. This animal is deemed to be the most aquatic antelope. Read further to know more about the Sitatunga! What is a Sitatunga? The Sitatunga, … Read more

Facts About The Bontebok

BONTEBOK - Domaliscus dorcas dorcas

The Bontebok, also known as Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi, is a subspecies of Damaliscus pygargus, an antelope commonly found in Lesotho, South Africa, and Namibia. Back in the day, there were only 17 Bonteboks around the world, but now their population has dramatically risen over the years because of local conservation efforts. According … Read more

Facts About The Red Forest Duiker

RED DUIKER - Cepholophus natalensis

Small but terrible—the Red Forest Duiker is a small antelope that have admirable characteristics and features. If you haven’t heard of the Red Forest Duiker yet, make sure to read further to know more about this animal! What is the Red Forest Duiker? The Red Forest Duiker is famed for many names: … Read more