Waterbuck

Kobus ellipsiprymnus


Habitat: Floodplains, reedbeds, grassland, woodland and rocky areas near water

Weight: Male: 270 kilos | Female: 180 kilos

Diet: Herbivore — Mostly grass, some leaves and fruit

Lifespan: 11 years

Gestation Period: 9 months

Threats: Hunting • Habitat loss

Left:   An adult female waterbuck.   Right:   An adult male waterbuck.

Left: An adult female waterbuck. Right: An adult male waterbuck.