Giraffe gazelles are also called gerenuks.
East Africa, from southern Ethiopia across Somalia and Kenya to north-eastern Tanzania
scrubland, savannah, rarely desert
Gerenuk eat leaves, twigs, shoots, flowers and fruits.
near threatened; decreasing
up to 150 cm
Male: 50 kg
Female: 40 kg
- Gestation period
203 to 210 days
- Achievable age
up to 12 years in the wild, up to 15 years in human care
Threat Categories of IUCN
...gerenuk are also known as “giraffe gazelles”,
...up to 12 females may live together in a herd with their calves,
...and male gerenuk are solitary animals?