[Kobus ellipsiprymnus]
  Habitat: Scrub and savanna
  Height: 5' to shoulder
500 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 18 years
  Gestation Period: 8 months
  Number of Young: 1 [twins rarely]
  Horns: Male only
  Conservation Status: Least Concern



- Waterbuck mothers hide their young for about 3 weeks
- Feedings for young waterbucks last only about 5 minutes, the mother cleans the calf so that no odor is left to attract predators
- Waterbuck hair is permanently greased with an oily, water-repellent secretion
- Also known as "Hirschantilope" in German, which can be translated as "deer antelope"

Waterbuck Coloring Sheet

  [Eudorcas thomsonii]
  Habitat: Savannas and grassland (Serengeti of Kenya and Tanzania)
  Height: 21" to 26"
  Weight: Male (37-64 lbs) Female (29-53 lbs)
  Max Lifespan: 10-15 years
  Gestation Period: 5-6 months
  Number of Young: 1
  Horns: Males and Females
  Conservation Status: Near Threatened




- Gazelles are mixed feeders, they browse on shrubs during the dry season and graze during the wet season
- They often congregate with other ungulates, such as wilderbeast and zebra
- Females usually produce a single fawn every six months
- Half of all fawns born will be lost to predators before reaching adulthood

 Thomson's Gazelle Coloring Sheet

  [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.

Sitatunga Coloring Page

  [Nanger dama]
  Habitat: Savannas, grasslands, and sub-desert steppes
  Height: 35" to 47"
  Weight: 77-165 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 10-12 years
  Gestation Period: 6 1/2 months
  Number of Young: 1
  Horns: Males and Females
  Conservation Status: Critically Endangered
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- Largest type of gazelle.
- Have long legs which provide extra surface area on their bodies to dissipate heat and help them stay cool in the hot desert.
- A few days following birth, dama young are strong enough to follow the herd, and after a week, they are able to run as fast as the adults.
- Alert herd members of danger by pronking, which involves hopping up and down with all four legs stiff.
- Males and females have curved, ringed horns.
- Stand on their hind legs to eat from acacia trees and other plants as high as six feet from the ground.

 Dama Gazelle Coloring Sheet

  [Oryx dammah]
  Habitat: Grassy steppes, sub-deserts and deserts
  Height: 4.5' to shoulder
400 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 20 years
  Gestation Period: 8 1/2 months
  Number of Young: 1
Males & Female
  Conservation Status: Extinct in the Wild


  -  Horns are fairly fragile and prone to breaking due to being thin
  -  Can raise body temperature up to 116 degrees Fahrenheit before perspiring to conserve water
  -  Can go for 9-10 months without drinking water

Scimitar Horned Oryx Coloring Sheet

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