Thomson’s Gazelles drinking at a waterhole left by the drying up of the Moru River during the dry season. Thomsons Gazelles, Eudorcas thomsonii, Serengeti National park, Tanzania, East Africa. Tommies as they are known are one of the most common antelopes in Africa. Thomson’s Gazelles are 53 to 67 cm tall and weigh 13 to 24 kg for females, 17 to 29 kg for males. The males have slender elegant horns. They are prey for all the great predators, especially cheetahs.
Canon 500D, zoom lens.
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