Grant' Gazzelle (Gazzelle granti)

Grant' Gazzelle (Gazzelle granti)

Short Overview

Very common on the East African plains. At first sight, it can be difficult to separate it from Thompson’s gazelle, but Grant’s gazelle is lighter in color and it lacks the black ribbon on the side. Grant’s gazelle has longer horns than Thompson’s gazelle.

Details

Details of Grant' Gazzelle (Gazzelle granti)

Very common on the East African plains. At first sight, it can be difficult to separate it from Thompson’s gazelle, but Grant’s gazelle is lighter in color and it lacks the black ribbon on the side. Grant’s gazelle has longer horns than Thompson’s gazelle.

Height: M 90 cm; F 83 cm

Weight: M 70 kg; F 50 kg

Active: Mainly diurnal

Habitat: Arid areas, open grass plains with bush

Food: Grass and leaves, not water dependent