Nyala (Tragelaphus angasi)

Interesting :

Nyala is quite a big antelope. Male is gray in color with 3 – 14 white vertical marking on its body side. The lower part of its leg is yellow-brown in color. Female size is smaller and it has no horn. Its body color is yellow-brown.

Habitat :

It is found in sparse forests, and Savannah grassland near water sources in Africa.

Food :

It eats leafs in major with some grasses during raining season.

Behavior :

It stays in small herd. Once there is a change in herd member, mother nyala and the young is the main in herd. Male, normally, stays solitary.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern

Reproductive :

Its gestation period is around 220 days. One litter contains only one young.

Size and weight :

The weight of female is around 62 kilograms and male is around 108 kilograms.

Point of view :

Update : 06 April 2017