Reedbuck

Reedbucks
Bohor reedbuck
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Bovidae
Subfamily:Reduncinae
Genus:Redunca
Hamilton Smith, 1827
Species

Redunca arundinum
Redunca fulvorufula
Redunca redunca

Reedbuck is a common name for African antelopes from the genus Redunca.[1] The reedbuck is 60 up to 90 cm. Its color is reddish brown. The reedbuck lives in eastern Africa Mozambique, Botswana, Somalia and part of Tanzania. These species are:

ImageScientific nameCommon NameDistribution
Redunca arundinumSouthern reedbuckGabon and Tanzania to South Africa
Redunca fulvorufulaMountain reedbucksub-Saharan Africa.
Redunca reduncaBohor reedbuckBenin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania and Togo

References

  1.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Reedbuck". Encyclopædia Britannica. 22 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 974.


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