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Western Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekii gratus

Male and female sitatunga are easy to distinguish as males are dark brown in colour with spiral horns, and females are reddish brown.

measurements

Measurements

Size: Shoulder Height 75 - 125cm
Weight: 40 - 120kg

habitat

Habitat

Sitatunga are semi-aquatic and perfectly adapted for the swamp forests and marshes that they inhabit in Central and West Africa.

diet

Diet

Sitatunga mostly graze on grasses, reeds and sedges. They will often submerge themselves to feed in the water.

behaviour

Breeding

The female will give birth to one or two calves after a pregnancy of around seven months. Young have female colouration until they mature.

threat

Conservation

The sitatunga is not classed as endangered however its numbers are decreasing due to habitat loss and hunting.

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