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sitatunga The elusive sitatunga, sometimes referred to as the marsh kudu. This one's a juvenile male. Botswana,Geotagged,Sitatunga,Tragelaphus spekii Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

sitatunga

The elusive sitatunga, sometimes referred to as the marsh kudu. This one's a juvenile male.

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  1. A surprising species intro, nice! Posted 6 months ago
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The sitatunga or marshbuck is a swamp-dwelling antelope found throughout central Africa, centering on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, parts of Southern Sudan, Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Gabon, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The species was first described by the English explorer John Hanning Speke in 1863. The sitatunga is a medium-sized antelope. Males reach approximately 81–116 cm at the shoulder, while females reach 72–90 cm . Males typically weigh 76–119 kg , while females.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Mar 24, 2019. Captured in Ngamiland North, Botswana.