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  Defassa Waterbuck
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
  (Rüppell, 1835)
 
IUCN iGT 1.0
 

Defassa Waterbuck
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Kafue NP--Nanzhila Plains, Zambia - 2018-11-18
© Stefan Gustafsson
 













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  • Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. . Downloaded on 10 July 2014.
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Mammals
    Mammalia
    Order Even-toed ungulates and whales
    Cetartiodactyla
    Family Cattle, Antelopes, Sheep, Goats
    Bovidae
    Genus Kobus
    Species Waterbuck
    ellipsiprymnus
    (Ogilbyi, 1833)
    SubSpecies Defassa Waterbuck
    defassa
    (Rüppell, 1835)
    Distribution
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    Found west of the western Rift Valley and south of the Sahel from Eritrea in the east to Guinea Bissau in the west; its most northerly point of distribution is in southern Mali. A population still exists in Niokola-Koba in Senegal. Defassa also range east of the Congo Basin forest, spreading west below the basin’s southern limit through Zambia into Angola. Another arm extends north, west of the Congo Basin to the Zaïre R. in Congo Republic. Defassa are extinct in Gambia (though vagrants may enter from Senegal)(IUCN).
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