Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca)

Details

Details of Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca)

Small and medium sized, does  not have any outstanding features. The overall body colour is yellowish to pale red brown, and  the upperparts are white.  Only the ram carries the short stout, ringed and forward hooked horns.

Up to five awes and their fawns may live within the breeding territory of a ram; larger groupings are occassionally seen, but these usually indicate a respose to a particularly favourable food supply. Maleshave territories and rams defend acess to  awes, rather than entire territories.

Bachelor groups are  generally tolerated by territory holding rams but they are chased off when awes are in the vicinity.

Short Overview

Height: M 75 cm; F 50 cm


Weight: M 55 kg; F 45 kg


Active: Day and Night


Habitat: Swampy areas


Food: Tough grasses that grow in swampy areas, water dependent


 


 


 

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