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Springbok

antelope of southwestern Africa

The Springbok Antelope (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium sized brown and white gazelle that stands about 75 centimetres (30 in) high. It is in the same family as antelope and goats. They are the national animal of South Africa and live in the Savannah Biome.

Springbok
Springbok etosha.jpg
A springbok in Namibia
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Antidorcas

Sundevall, 1847
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A. marsupialis
Binomial name
Antidorcas marsupialis
(Zimmermann, 1780)
Springbok Distribution.svg
Range map

SourcesEdit

  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). "Antidorcas marsupialis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 March 2009.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link) Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern