Distribution is Ethiopia and Somalia.
Habitat is dry land with barren scrub and areas with acacia trees and dense underbrush; also in mountainous slopes covered with scrub.
Its coat is thick, it's back is a gray colour and the flanks are a brown gray and reddish colour . The legs, the forehead and the nose are of reddish brown colour; they have a white ring around the eyes.
They live alone, in pairs or small family groups. The pairs live in a fixed territory and remain together all the life. They are territorial animals, they also mark their territory excrements and their pre orbital glands.
It has a single young after a period of gestation of about 170 days with an approximated weight of about 700 grams.