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
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Aepycerotinae
Gray, 1872
Genus: Aepyceros
Sundevall, 1847
Species: A. melampus
Binomial name
Aepyceros melampus
(Lichtenstein, 1812)
Subspecies
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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 an 95 cm (30 an 37 in) an it weighs atween 40 an 60 kg (88 an 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". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 18 Januar 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern
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