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Eland antelope || Namibia || Oct 2018<br />
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  1. Saw them in Tanzania, they are so huge! Posted 7 days ago

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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. It is a species of the family Bovidae and genus ''Taurotragus''. It was first described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1766. An adult male is around 1.6 metres tall at the shoulder shorter) 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.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Nov 6, 2019. Captured Oct 31, 2018 21:17.
  • ILCA-99M2
  • f/6.3
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO1600
  • 600mm