Waterbuck – kobus ellipsiprymnus
large water dependent antelope with trademark white ring on its rump
Only the bull has the long heavily ringed horn which curve backwards and then forward towards the tips.
Mass: 260 kg (male / 230 kg (female)
Horn Length : 75 cm (average)
Shoulder Height : 170cm (male / 130 cm (female)
Breeding Family sizes Feeding Characteristics
Dependent on water and are never far from rivers and dams.
Waterbuck can often be detected by the strong musky scent given off by their oily hair.
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