Springbok

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Springbok
A springbok in Namibia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Antilopinae
Genus: Antidorcas
Sundevall, 1847
Species: A. marsupialis
Binomial name
Antidorcas marsupialis
(Zimmermann, 1780)
Range map

The Springbok Antelope (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium sized brown and white gazelle that stands about 75 centimetres (30 in) high. Is obviously in the same family as antelope and goats. They are the national animal of South Africa and live in the Savannah Biome.

Sources[change | edit source]

  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Antidorcas marsupialis. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2008. Retrieved on 29 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern