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Peckish

Peckish

The Eland is the world’s largest antelope. Males have twisted horns which are thick and tightly spiralled, growing up to 25″ in females and to 50″ in males. Eland belong to the same group as kudus, nyala and bushbuck. According to the AWF, their rich milk, tasty meat, and useful hides have made elands popular ranch animals and hunting targets.
Info source URL: https://www.sa-venues.com/wildlife/wildlife_eland.htm
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The photo was taken 2018-09 at Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Pretoria, South Africa.

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