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This large antelope (weighs up to 240 kg) is found in grassland near woodland and water where it eats grass. Despite its name, waterbuck does not spend much time in the water, but will take refuge there to escape predators. Females gather in herds of up to 70 individuals.
Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa
Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/250 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 125
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