Hunting trips on NYALA COMMON
Distribution: Only in southeastern Africa: the lower Shire Valley in Malawi, the Zambezi Valley and also in the southeast in Zimbabwe, parts of central and southern Mozambique, and the eastern Transvaal and Zululand in South Africa.
Description: A medium-sized antelope of striking appearance. It is slender, with a narrow body, and a shaggy, slate-brown coat. Adult males have three or four vertical stripes on a side, these may even be absent. There are white spots on hindquarters and cheeks, a white band on the lower neck, and a white facial chevron. A partially erectile dorsal crest of long hairs extends from the back of the head to the root of the tail-dark brown on the neck and white along the back. A very long, dark mane grows from throat to belly. Horns are grown by males only. They are dark with ivory tips, keeled in front and back, and spiral upward in an open curve of 1-1/2 to 2 turns.
CITES: Not listed.