Antelope for Africa Safaris

ANTELOPE FOR AFRICA SAFARIS

African Hunting and Photographic Safaris

Southern Mountain Reedbuck

 

Mountain Reedbuck is medium-size with  a long, hairy coat that is grey with a reddish sheen, the  neck is brown.  The belly and underside of its bushy tail are white, there are black spots below the ears.  Only the males have horns; they curve forward near the level of the tips of the ears which are rounded with a white fringe.

Mountain Reedbuck rest in shade during the heat of the day, grazing and drinking in early morning, late afternoon, and even at night.

They run with a rocking-horse motion and the white underside of the tail showing. 

Enemies include leopard, python, and brown hyena.