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Scientific Name: Damaliskus lunatus

Subspecies: Topi (Damaliscus l. jimela) Western Topi, Korrigum (Damaliscus l. purpurescens) Tiang (Damaliscus l. tiang)

Distribution: Tsesseby: South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Angola Topi: Kenya, anzania and Uganda. Western Topi: Senegal, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Cameroun, CAR. Chad and Sudan. Tiang: Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda and Congo.

Habitat: Open grassland

Description: Middlesized antelope, that weighs 150 - 160 kg and measures 110 - 130 over the shoulder. General colour reddish brown to purplish red. The horns are thick, short, deeply ridged and curving evenly backwards. Depending on the species the horns bend backwards (Topi and Tiang) or outwards (Tsesseby). All the above species are very fast animals, Tsesseby being the fastest (maybe the fastest antelope in Africa)

Hunting method: Pursch or tracking with trackers.

Hunting available in: Tsesseby: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana. Topi: Tanzania. Western Topi: Burkina Faso, Benin, Cameroun, CAR and Chad. Tiang: Ethiopia.

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