|Mountain(?) Reedbuck, Redunca fulvorufula
Female with kid
Nakuru National Park, Kenya
There are several subspecies of Reedbucks
of which I am not fully able to distinguish the one on the picture above.
It should be a Mountain Reedbuck,
but I find it more similar to the Vaal Rhebuck, Pelea
capreolus. Though, the later one should not occur in this area.
Anyway, the Reedbuck is a small antelope, weights about 25kg, very
delicate and graceful built with a long neck and soft woolly coat. They
have a bare patch or a spot under the ears. There is a dark stripe on
the nose. The tail is short with a white and bushy tip. The males got