Animal Name: Uganda Kob

Scientific Names: Kobus kob thomasi

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Uganda Kob Introduction

The Ugandan kob Kobus kob thomasi is a "Subspecies"  of the  title"Kob" , a type of antelope. It is found in "Sub-Saharan Africa"  "South Sudan""Democratic Republic of the Congo" Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congoic . The Ugandan kob is normally reddish-brown, differentiating it from other kob subspecies. A Ugandan kob appears on the "Coat of arms of UgandaCoat_of_arms_of_Uganda coat of arms of Uganda, along with a "Grey crowned crane Grey_crowned_crane"grey crowned crane Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, representing the abundant "Wildlife of Uganda" Wildlife_of_Uganda" wildlife present in the country.

Description of Uganda Kob

The Ugandan kob is similar in appearance to the "Impala" but it is more sturdily built. Only the males have horns, which are lyre-shaped, strongly ridged and divergent. Males are slightly larger than females, being 90 to 100 cm (3.0 to 3.3 ft) at the shoulder, with an average weight of 94 kg (207 lb), while females are 82 to 92 cm (2.7 to 3.0 ft) at the shoulder and on average weigh about 63 kg (139 lb). Apart from the throat patch, muzzle, eye ring and inner ear, which are white, the coat is golden to reddish-brown, the colour differentiating it from other kob subspecies. The belly and inside of the legs are white, and the front of the forelegs are black.
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