And reedbucks


Class Mammalia Order Artiodactyla Suborder Ruminantia Family Bovidae Subfamily Hippotraginae

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Medium to large grazing antelopes, slender to heavily built; male horned (also female in some species); color white, gray, brown, red-brown, or black; some with prominent facial markings


Body length 3.5-8.8 ft (105-265 cm); shoulder height 2.1-5.3 ft (65-160 cm); tail 4 in to 3.3 ft (10-100 cm); 42-680 lb (19-309 kg); horns

Number of genera, species

7 genera; 23 extant species, 1 recently extinct


Dry to wet grasslands, wetlands, light woodland, savanna, and deserts up to 16,400 ft (5,000 m)

Conservation status

Recently Extinct: 1 species; Extinct in the Wild: 1 species; Critically Endangered: 2 species; Endangered: 1 species; Lower Risk/Near Threatened: 1 species; Lower Risk/Conservation Dependent: 18 species


Africa and Arabia


Africa and Arabia

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