Common name: Impala

Scientific name: Aepyceros melampus

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovide

NutritionLeaves, grass, fruit, flowers and seeds.

Features: The impala is an animal of medium size, it measures about 70-92 cm and weighs 40-76 kg, the males are about the 20% heavier than the females and they have long horns. It has a life expectancy of about 15 years, it is a submissive animal that lives in herds of about 30-40 individuals often divided into two groups.

Curiosity: When a threat approaches it produces a sneeze that echoes in the savannah, interrupting the harmonious silence and alerting the companions.

  Southern and eastern Africa
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