Impala

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Impala
Serengeti Impala3.jpg
Young male impala in Serengeti, Tanzanie
Female impala.jpg
Female impala in Mikumi Naitional Pairk, Tanzanie
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Aepycerotinae
Gray, 1872
Genus: Aepyceros
Sundevall, 1847
Species: A. melampus
Binomial name
Aepyceros melampus
(Lichtenstein, 1812)
Subspecies
Distribution o the impala
Reid =A. m. melampus
Blue = A. m. petersi

The impala (Aepyceros melampus) is a medium-sized African antelope. Its hicht ranges atween 75 and 95 cm (30 and 37 in) an it weighs atween 40 and 60 kg (88 and 132 lb).

It is foond in savannas an thick bushveld in Kenyae, Tanzanie, Swaziland, Mozambique, northren Namibie, Botswana, Zambie, Zimbabwe, soothren Angolae, northeastren Sooth Africae, an Uganda. It can be foond in nummers o up tae twa million.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Aepyceros melampus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Retrieved 18 January 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern
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