Sitatunga

Sitatunga

Scientific Name

Tragelaphus spekii

Range

Central Africa

Habitats

Swamp

What do they eat?

Herbivores; Grasses, fallen fruit, and water plants

Status

Least concern

Conservation Threats

Habitat loss

Fun Facts
  • They are the only species of aquatic antelope, utilizing the water to hide from land-dwelling predators
  • They have elongated split hooves to assist with travel in soft wet swamps and marshy woodlands   
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