Animal Name: Bushbuck

Scientific Names: Tragelaphus sylvaticus

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Bushbuck Introduction

The bushbuck is a medium-sized antelope found in sub-Saharan Africa. With its reddish-brown coat, white spots, and spiral-shaped horns on males, it is a visually striking species. Bushbucks are adaptable and can thrive in diverse habitats, including forests, woodlands, and savannas. They are primarily browsers, feeding on leaves, shoots, fruits, and flowers. Males establish territories and mark them with scent secretions. These elusive creatures are most active at night and prefer dense vegetation for cover. Despite localized threats, bushbucks are considered a species of least concern. Their ability to navigate various ecosystems makes them a resilient presence in African wildlife.

Description of Bushbuck

The Cape bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus), also known as imbabala is a common, medium-seized "Bush.  It is found in a wide range such as Rain_forest, Montane_forest""Savanna, and woodland Its stands around 90 cm (35 in) at the shoulder and weigh from 45 to 80 kg (99 to 176 lb). They are generally solitary.
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