Grant's Gazelle Reference Libraries

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Thomsons Gazelle Eudorcas thomsonii
2012-06-17 19:56:59

Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is also known as a “tommie” and is one of the most well-known gazelle species. Named after Joseph Thomson, Thomson’s gazelle is native to Africa where it is the most commonly found gazelle. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red-fronted gazelle, and was previously in the genus Gazella, in the subgenus Eudorcas. Eudorcas eventually...

Grants Gazelle Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus...

Soemmerrings Gazelle Nanger soemmerringii
2012-05-29 12:28:51

Soemmerring's gazelle, or Nanger soemmerringii, was formerly called Gazella soemmerringii. It can be found in Eastern Africa. There are three subspecies of this gazelle.  One population of Soemmerring's gazelle became isolated on Kebir Island in the Dahlak archipelago and developed into dwarf forms of their mainland equivalents. Soemmerring's gazelle can reach a height of up to three feet...

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