New data on the black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi Bocage)
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New data on the black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi Bocage)

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Published by Staatsmuseum in Windhoek, S.W.A .
Written in English


  • Impala.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] P. S. Swart.
SeriesCimbebasia,, no. 20
LC ClassificationsDT701 .C54 no. 20, QL737.U53 .C54 no. 20
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4612587M
LC Control Number77376431

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Introducing founder populations of more than 16 black- faced impala has been found to be essential to ensure a successful translocation. Further, the discovery that black-faced impala are genetically different from common impala elsewhere in Africa provides great incentive for conservation). SA Black-faced Impala Website February 2, · Good news on the SA Black-faced Impala front: our research partner confirmed that they are continuing with the work in and have in fact more resources available this lfcmalta.comers: Introduction: The black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) is a sub-spieces of the common impala originally from the north west of Namibia, introduced to Etosha National Park in the 's. They are darker than other impala and are so called due to their characteristic black face. Oct 01,  · We studied microhabitat use by black-faced impala in different herd types during the rut in the cold dry seasons of and in the Etosha National Park, Namibia. We investigated whether black-faced impala select feeding sites consistently for their microhabitat characteristics in 2 vegetation types, Karstveld and Tamboti Woodland. We also investigated intra-population differences in Cited by:

Impala is a type of antelope that can be found only in Africa. It lives in grasslands, savannas and on the edges of woodlands in South and East Africa. Besides sufficient amount of grass, impala requires permanent water supply in its habitat. Biggest threat to survival of impalas (besides predators) is commercial hunt. Black-faced impala is one of the subspecies of impalas that is endangered. Looking for Black faced impala? Find out information about Black faced impala. species of antelope antelope, name applied to any of a large number of hoofed, ruminant mammals of the cattle family, which also includes the bison, Explanation of Black faced impala. Jul 29,  · The black faced Impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) is an endangered subspecies of the common impala. The black faced impala is endemic in Namibia and Angola. The impala is probably the most successful of all African antilope species. Fossil evidence shows that they have remained almost unchanged, with only one species of impala present in the fossil assemblage at any given time, while Views: K. The Black Faced Impala has distinct black markings on the face, tail, buttocks as well as patches of black hair above the ankles. The impala is active throughout the hour day, alternating resting and grazing, and drinking at least once a day. Herds have a home range of about square kilometers.

It has reddish brown back and tan flanks and a white underbelly. The black faced impala is distinguished by a dark stripe on either side of the nose, that runs up past the eyes before thinning out as it reaches the forehead. It also has a larger black tip on the ear and a 30% longer tail than the common impala. New data on the black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi Bocage). Cimbebasia 3– The auxiliary game guard system in northwestern Namibia and its role in black rhinoceros Diceros. Jul 19,  · Field Guide to the Mammals of Southern Africa [Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An excellent identification guide featuring brief individual accounts combined with high quality color illustrations of the mammals found in Southern Africa including whales and dolphins. Accounts provide basic information on the appearance/5(29). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Stuarts' Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(27).