Average Mass:
150 kg (330 lb)

Average Shoulder Height:
120 cm (47")

Rowland Ward:
38.10 cm (15")

40 Points

Tsessebe Spoor

Track: 89mm (3 1/2") x 61mm (2 3/8")

Tsessebe Distribution

This species occurs from Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, RSA, Zambia, Zimbabwe to Tanzania.

Dark Reddish brown colour. The blase on the face, buttocks, shoulder and upper legs are black.

Prefers open areas on the edge of grass plains with woodland. Medium to tall grass, shade and water are important requirements. Makes temporary use of areas containing seasonal water.

Fastest antelope of this region. Gregarious: forms herds of 2 - 30 while larger herds are not too uncommon.

Grass is it's staple food and drinks regularly.