N. Nigeria, E. Central African Republic, NE & SE Sudan, Ethiopia, Angola, S. Africa
Rocky hills & mountains
Mainly a browser, but does eat some grass; Does not drink water regularly
214 to 225 days
12 years in captivity
Head & body length: 30 to 45 in.; tail length: 2 to 5 in.; shoulder height: 18 to 24 in.; horns: 3 to 6 in.; weight: 17.5 to 39.5 lbs. The coat has a yellowish olive gloss, speckled with yellow and brown or orange, shading to white below. The coat harmonizes with the background of rocks. The texture of the coat has been variously described as mosslike and grasslike. The thick, pithy hair lies like a mat on the body to cushion the animal against bumps and bruises in its rocky environment. Females have four mammae. Usually only males have horns.
Where in the Zoo?
I can be found in the Monkey Island at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.