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Wapiti / Elk (Cervus elaphus)
Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Cervidae
Large, deerlike, the males with large, usually six-pointed antlers that are shed annually; hair on neck long and shaggy; upperparts buffy fawn, the head, neck, legs and belly dull rusty brown to blackish; large rump patch creamy buff to whitish; metatarsal gland oval, about 75 mm long, the center white; tail a mere rudiment. Dental formula: I 0/3, C 1/1, Pm 3/3, M 3/3 X 2 = 34. External measurements average: (males) total length, about 2 m; tail, 160 mm; hind foot, 670 mm. Weight, up to 300 kg, averaging about 275 kg. Females are smaller and usually without antlers.
Rate:  (2.3)
Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus)
Red hartebeest vary in color from rich reddish brown to yellowish fawn, with a darker saddle from the shoulders to the base of the tail, broadening out over the rump. The top of its muzzle and forehead are black, and it has a black stripe on the front of its shoulders that continues down onto its forelegs, and black high on its hind legs (Liechtenstein's hartebeest lacks these markings.). All the black markings are glossy and iridescent. Its rump is pale yellow or off-white. There is a brush of longer black hair on the tail. Both sexes have horns, heavily ridged almost to the tip...
Rate:  (1.7)
Nyala (Tragelaphus angasii)
Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Bovidae
Ethiopian: Nyala have a localized distribution, occupying some parts of southeastern Africa. Nyala are medium sized in comparison to other antelopes, with a marked size difference between the sexes. Males weigh 98-125 kg and stand over one meter tall at the shoulder, while females weigh 55-68 kg and are slightly less than a meter tall. Males have horns, which can be up to 80 cm long and spiral upwards, curving out at the first turn.
Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Bovidae
Greater kudus weigh between 265 and 700 pounds. The greater kudu is one of the tallest antelopes, with a shoulder height ranging from 3.3 feet to 5 feet. Greater kudus have the largest horns in the bushbuck tribe, averaging 4 feet in length. Body color varies from reddish brown to blue-gray, with the darkest individuals found in the southern populations. The color of the males darkens with age. Along its back, the kudu has six to 10 stripes. Its tail is black tipped with a white underside. Males possess a beard, which females lack.
Rate:  (1.9)
Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)
Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Bovidae
Ethiopian: Throughout central Africa, from south of the Sahara to north of the Kalahari deserts.

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