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Impala grazing Impala grazing in early morning.  Picture taken in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.  Aepyceros melampus,Geotagged,Impala,Zambia Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Impala grazing

Impala grazing in early morning. Picture taken in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

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  1. Very graceful! Posted 5 years ago
  2. Beautiful. Impalas are such graceful animals Posted 5 years ago

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The impala is a medium-sized African antelope. It is the type species of the genus ''Aepyceros'' and belongs to the family Bovidae. It was first described by German zoologist Martin Hinrich Carl Lichtenstein in 1812. Two subspecies of the impala have been recognised: the common impala and the black-faced . They are typically between 120–160 cm long. Males stand up to approximately 75–92 cm at the shoulder and weigh 53–76 kg , while females are 70–85 cm and 40–53 kg . Both are characterised.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Apr 19, 2014. Captured Aug 9, 2007 13:07 in Mpika, Zambia.
  • NIKON D200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm