Species Kobus leche Gray, 1850 (Red lechwe)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- species: Kobus leche
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 95cm; the shoulders are lower than the crop, causing the body to slope forward; the coat is reddish-brown on the back, lighter lower on the body and white on the belly; the legs are brown, the front legs have characteristic vertical black stripes; males are bigger than females and have horns;
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
Ecoregions:
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 40
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2009-11-01
Place: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Creator: Reinhard Kraasch
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2007-12-12
Place: Okawango
Creator: Ian Restall
Permission: Public Domain

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