Common Waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus

Common Waterbuck male
Common Waterbuck female
Common Waterbuck female
There are six species of "Kobus" Waterbucks, all African water-/marsh-loving antelopes. An oily secretion waterproofs their legs. Male Waterbucks are larger than females, often darker and have large horns. Shown is the Common Waterbuck native to south and central Africa.
Common Waterbuck
Common Waterbuck
Common Waterbuck
There are two subspecies of Common Waterbuck, which interbreed where ranges overlap. Above is Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsen, with its distinctive and comical pale circle on its bottom.
Common Waterbuck male
Common Waterbuck male
Common Waterbuck female
The Common Waterbuck above is Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa. It comes from central Africa (west to east sub-Sahara) and does not have the white circle on its rump but has a white bottom.
  
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