10 FASTEST ANTELOPE SPECIES

10 FASTEST ANTELOPE SPECIES

Common Tsessebe

Top Speed: 90 Km/h Scientific Name: Damaliscus lunatus lunatus Family: Bovidae Life Span: 15 Years

Springbok

Top Speed: 88 Km/h Scientific Name: Antidorcas marsupialis Family: Bovidae Life Span: 7 -9 Years

Blue Wildebeest

Top Speed: 80 Km/h Scientific Name: Connochaetes Taurinus Family: Bovidae Life Span: 20 Years

Thomson’s gazelle

Top Speed: 80 Km/h Scientific Name: Eudorcas Thomsonii Family: Bovidae Life Span: 10 - 15 Years

Impala

Top Speed: 75 - 90 Km/h Scientific Name: Aepyceros Melampus Family: Bovidae Life Span: 13 Years

Grant’s gazelle

Top Speed: 65 -75 Km/h Scientific Name: Nanger Granti Family: Bovidae Life Span: 10 - 12 Years

Black Wildebeest

Top Speed: 75 Km/h Scientific Name:  Connochaetes gnou Family: Bovidae Life Span: 20 Years

Topi

Top Speed: 70 Km/h Scientific Name: Damaliscus lunatus jimela Family: Bovidae Life Span: Up to 15 Years

Lesser Kudu

Top Speed: 70 Km/h Scientific Name:  Tragelaphus imberbis Family: Bovidae Life Span: 10 - 15 Years

Bontebok

Top Speed: 60 Km/h Scientific Name:  Damaliscus pygargus Family: Bovidae Life Span: Up to 17 Years