Grysbuck - Cape

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The Cape or southern grysbok (Raphicerus melanotis) is a small antelope with a rough, reddish sandy coat flecked in white. The head, neck and legs are less flecked and somewhat yellowish, while the inside of the ears, eye-rings, mouth area, throat and underside are white. There is a black "bridge" to the nose and a dark scent gland in front of the eye. Males have short, sharp, straight horns about 8 cm long, which are smooth. The Cape grysbok can fluff out the fur at its rear end to make itself look bigger, although it has a short and almost invisible tail.

WEIGHT MALE: 10 KG

WEIGHT FEMALE: 9 KG

SHOULDER HEIGHT MALE: 50 CM

SHOULDER HEIGHT FEMALE: 47 CM

MATING SEASON: THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Weights & shoulder heights are averages

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