Nyala

Tragelaphus angasii


Habitat: Thickets within savanna woodland

Weight: Male: 90-130 kilos | Female: 55-70 kilos

Diet: Herbivore — Mostly grasses and leaves, some shoots, fruit, flowers, and bark

Lifespan: 16 years

Gestation Period: 7 months

Threats: Habitat loss • Hunting • Disease (Rinderpest)

Top:   A mature male nyala is grey in color.   Bottom:    A female nyala is rusty brown in color.

Top: A mature male nyala is grey in color. Bottom:  A female nyala is rusty brown in color.