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Damaliscus lunatus N Tanzania, N Serengeti Common tsessebe,Damaliscus lunatus,Geotagged,Tanzania,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Nice one - with a lovely setting. Posted 13 days ago

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The common tsessebe or sassaby is one of five species of the subfamily Alcelaphinae in the family Bovidae. It is most closely related to the topi and the bontebok in the same genus. Tsessebe are found primarily in Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, and South Africa. They used to be spread throughout a significant area of Africa, from Senegal to eastern Ethiopia south to the northern areas of South Africa. Tsessebe can run at a maximum of 80 km/h.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ori Fragman Sapir
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2021. Captured Sep 6, 2021 13:00 in 6GCPCWP9+3Q.
  • COOLPIX P950
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO360
  • 178mm