Topi (Damaliscus lunatus topi)
Details of Topi (Damaliscus lunatus topi)
Resembles the hartebeest, but it is darker and has amore shiny skin.
The topi has dark spots on its legs, shoulders and head, it lives on open grassland, and you can often spot them in herds where a male is looking out for predators.
Height: 125 cm
Weight: M 140 kg; F 110 kg
Habitat: Seasonally flooded grassland in dry regions
Food: Tall flood plain grasses