Photos Red Lechwe antelope- kobus leche

Lechwe are found in marshy areas where they eat aquatic plants. They use the knee-deep water as protection from predators

Their legs are covered in a water-repellant substance which allows them to run quite fast in knee-deep water. Found in Botswana, Zambia, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeastern Namibia

Shoulder height: 85 - 110 cm Length: 130 - 180 cm Weight 60 - 130 kg

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