blesbok

The Blesbok

Herds of blesbok can be found in South African savannahs. These average-sized, graceful antelope have distinctive white faces and hindquarters which are lower than their shoulders. They weigh 50-60kg and measure 1m high. A single calf is born following a gestation period of 7 to 8 months.

Classe 
mammalia
Famille 
bovidae
Ordre 
artiodactyla
Statut 
lower risk
Longévité 
15 to 18 years
Hyenas and cheetahs are the main predators facing young blesbok.