Impala fawns


Impala fawns

Impalas at Senalala

December 21, 2015

Summer is the onset of hot days and occasional rain that is vital for the bush. It is also the time that the Impala ( Aepyceros Melampus) birth their fawns as can be seen in this enchanting scene. We often miss the stunning beauty of these animals which are always alert and wary. It is an adaptable forager and does not need to migrate long distances. It is best seen leaping through the air often jumping as high as 3meters. Males grow 18 – 36 inch long slender, lyre-shaped horns which add to their beauty.

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