Category: Ungulates

Location: Safari Drive

As their name suggests, this large species of antelope depends on water. They actually prefer to be on dry land, but need water nearby to drink and as a place to take refuge when they need to escape predators like lions hyenas and leopards.

Only the male waterbuck have horns. The horns continue to grow as they age. Horns can vary in length from 50-100cm!

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Only male waterbuck have horns!

Waterbuck are herbivores and eat grass and brows!

Waterbuck are from Southern Saharan Africa.

Waterbuck as classed as least concern in the wild.

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