Springbuck - Common
The springbok or springbuck (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a slender, long-necked antelope. Their colouring consists of a pattern of white, reddish/tan and dark brown. Their backs are tan-coloured and they are white beneath, with a dark brown stripe extending along each side from the shoulder to inside the thigh. The face is white in adults, with a dark patch on the forehead, and a stripe running from just above the eyes to the corner of the mouth. The tail is white with a black tuft at the tip. Horns are of similar shape in both sexes, with a hook-like tip that curves inwards, and a series of rings along their length. The average horn length for both genders is 35 cm (14 in).
WEIGHT MALE: 41 KG
WEIGHT FEMALE: 37 KG
SHOULDER HEIGHT MALE: 75 CM
SHOULDER HEIGHT FEMALE: 75 CM
MATING SEASON: THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Weights & shoulder heights are averages