Antelope for Africa Safaris

ANTELOPE FOR AFRICA SAFARIS

African Hunting and Photographic Safaris

 

Tsessebe

also known as "Sassaby"

Tssessebe runs the fastest of all antelope species.  The sound they make is a snort.

They form small breeding herds, bachelor herds, and family groups and prefer open savannah and grasslands with adequate water.    Tssessebe are grazers. Their enemies are: spotted hyena, cheetah, lion, leopard, and the cape hunting dog.

Both males and females have horns.  Females are smaller than males. Average life span is approximately 15 years.