Subspecies Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi Harper, 1939 (Blesbok)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- subspecies: Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 85-100cm; the neck and top of the back are brown; the flanks and buttocks are darker; the belly and part of the legs are white; the face is brown with a small blaze above the eyes and a big blaze on the snout; the ears are white and pointy; the tail is black and bushy; both sexes have horns; it differs from the Bontebok by the blazes on the face being seperated;
South Africa
Highveld grasslands
References:Cillié 1997: 70
Date: 2009-03-08
Place: Naturkunde-Museum Berlin, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann

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