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Thompson's Gazelle

Eudorcas thomsonii

Thompson's Gazelle, Eudorcas thomsonii, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. 3 October 2010.

A small antelope with a diagonal black stripe on the flanks and long, slightly curved horns. Besides Kenya, Thompson's Gazelle also ranges into Tanzania and southern Sudan. Their prefered habitat is semi-arid, open grassland.

Bovidae -- Bovine Family

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Copyright Michael J. Plagens, 2010