[Tragelaphus speki]
  Habitat: Thickly vegetated, muddy swamps, and marshes
  Length: 45-50” at the shoulder
  Weight: 100-200 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 19 years
  Gestation Period: 7 1/2 Months
  Number of Young: 1
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  

  -  Distinguished by its long, splayed hooves. These hooves make the sitatunga clumsy and vulnerable on firm terrain, but well adapted for walking through muddy, vegetated swamplands.
  -  Sitatunga are also known as marshbucks.
  -  Situtunga have a water-proof coat which is dark brown in males and reddish brown in females. Both sexes have white stripes and spots as well as white splotches on their faces.

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