Common Waterbuck

Their long-stranded hair seems to be waterproofed by skin glands as an adaptation to their frequent and lengthy stays in the water. It is generously covered with thin brownish, tar-like grease that has a distinct, turpentine-like odor.

Greater Kudu

Greater Kudu are the second tallest antelope (eland are tallest). Male greater Kudu have horns that are nearly 4 feet tall with  2-1/2 inch twists. Despite their large size, kudu are accomplished jumpers, with records of heights of over 8.25 feet being cleared with ease.

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