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Tragelaphus_angasi

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The nyala , also called inyala, is a spiral-horned antelope native to southern Africa. It is a species of the family Bovidae and genus ''Nyala'', also considered to be in the genus ''Tragelaphus''. It was first described in 1849 by George French Angas. The body length is 135–195 cm , and it weighs 55–140 kg . The coat is rusty or rufous brown in females and juveniles, but grows a dark brown or slate grey, often tinged with blue, in adult males. Females and young males have ten or more white.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2013. Captured Dec 20, 2012 14:07 in Truman 19-21, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • NIKON D300S
  • f/7.1
  • 1/640s
  • ISO400
  • 550mm