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Common Impala - Profile of Gold A Common Impala ram runs into the golden light of sunset.  Although his markings are not clearly visible, it is indeed a Common Impala and not a Black-faced Impala.  Aepyceros melampus,Geotagged,Impala,Namibia,beautiful,fantastic,free,golden,gorgeous,horns,icon,iconic,inspire,magnificent,majestic,ram,splendor,sunset,superb,wild Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Common Impala - Profile of Gold

A Common Impala ram runs into the golden light of sunset. Although his markings are not clearly visible, it is indeed a Common Impala and not a Black-faced Impala.

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  1. Stunning light, again! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot. Appreciate the comment. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Dreamy... Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot. There is actually a series of 4 photos of this ram as he started to run away. I thought this one to be the best of them. Appreciate the comment and support. Posted 4 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 Jan 4, 2015. Captured Jun 23, 2014 17:17 in D2845, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 289mm