2.Young steenbuck ram, Kruger Park, South Africa
sparingly in the Kruger National Park and further north into
The lechwe, a member of the waterbuck and kob tribe (Reduncini), ranks second only to the nyala among the most aquatic African antelopes.
The Lechwe and Tsessebe are the rumpled uncles and aunts, not seen as often but also watchful. 3.Kudu bull in morning light, Weenen Nature Reserve, S.
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of the springbok, a recent victim of one of the pan's predators, 2.Pair of red lechwe, Okavango Delta, Botswana
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2.Pair of red lechwe, Okavango Delta, Botswana The lechwe is one of only three antelopes (including the closely related kob and the topi) known to Lechwe stand 90 to 100 cm (35 to 39 in) at the shoulder and weigh from 70 to 120 kg (150 to 260 lb).
Males are darker in colour, but general hue varies depending on subspecies. google_ad_client="pub-9241761476436350";google_ad_slot="3271736366";google_ad_width=300;google_ad_height=250; 1.Red Lechwe ram, Okavango Delta, Botswana
2.Nyala bull at waterhole, Mkuzi GR, South Africa , In addition the Upemba lechwe (Kobus anselli) is also considered a subspecies by some authorities (as Kobus leche anselli). 3.Kudu bull in thorn scurb, Weenen Nature Reserve, S Africa, Row 3: A study revealed that time spent in foraging reaches a maximum of 75.5% of the day in the late dry season, decreases through the rainy season, and is minimal in the early dry season (57.8%
"Kobus leche" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. 2.Nyala bull at waterhole, Mkuzi GR, South Africa , Four subspecies of the lechwe have been recognized. The long, spiral-structured horns are vaguely lyre-shaped, they are found only in males. 1.Nyala bull drinking, Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa
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1.Waterbuck bull, Kruger Park, South Africa Site updated: 2019.
The hind legs are somewhat longer in proportion than in other antelopes, to ease long-distance running in marshy soil.
3.Young impala ram close-up, Kruger Park, S. Africa , Although related and sharing the name "lechwe", the Nile lechwe (K. megaceros) is consistently recognized as a separate species. It has been recorded in Kakadu National Park along the highway in Northern Territory, Australia..
They gather in herds which can include many thousands of individuals. water than try to outrun its pursuers. This image is no longer for sale.
Disclosure and Advertising for details. The Kafue Lechwe, Kobus leche kafuensis, is found on the floodplains of the Kafue in Zambia and the black Lechwe, Kobus leche smithemani, …