[Tragelaphus angasii]
  Habitat: Thick brush and woodlands
  Height: 3.5’
  Weight: 275 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 11 years
  Number of Young: 1
  Horns: Male
  Gestation Period: 9 1/2 months
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  

- Males and females have a white chevron between their eyes.
- Male nyala have 55 chromosomes while females have 56 chromosomes.
- If not in thick cover they become nocturnal.
- Nyala have 10-14 vertical, parallel, white stripes on their flanks.
- The name Nyala is the Swahili name for this antelope, which iteself comes from the Zulu word, "Inyala".

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