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Military run of Common Elands, Serengeti North Common Elands seem very shy, yet as they flee the scene, they do so in order: in neat rows of 2, all at the same pace. Note that this is quite some weight moving to the beat, as adult males can be up to 1000kg in weight.<br />
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Note that the long shadows reveal that this was captured as sunset. Africa,Common eland,Serengeti National Park,Serengeti North,Serengeti area,Tanzania,Taurotragus oryx Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Military run of Common Elands, Serengeti North

Common Elands seem very shy, yet as they flee the scene, they do so in order: in neat rows of 2, all at the same pace. Note that this is quite some weight moving to the beat, as adult males can be up to 1000kg in weight.

Note that the long shadows reveal that this was captured as sunset.

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The common eland, also known as the southern eland or eland antelope, is a savannah and plains antelope found in East and Southern Africa.An adult male is around 1.6 metres tall and can weigh up to 942 kg with an average of 500–600 kg, 340–445 kg for females. It is the second largest antelope in the world, being slightly smaller on average than the giant eland.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2014. Captured Sep 5, 2013 17:05.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO450
  • 400mm