I've made more shots of this animal, but it was not easy, because the Hirola was extremly disturbed in its behaviour and has attacked me or the fence all the time...
She had lived alone for a long time in a tiny, very old and bad " cage".
In the Zoo, they called the Hunters Hartebeest "the crazy antelope", and as I saw it, I knew why....
too bad she's died out now......
Yeah, thats right, and this species is highly endangerd in the wild. I think, less than 500 animals left in the wild.
It's actually less than 400 and they're restricted to 2 National Parks in Kenya.
Do you know where and how many are in captivity?
None in captivity now, thus was the last one.
Thanks for sharing this photo with us.
She was beautiful. I hope the species can be saved.
I hope that efforts to preserve the habitat and in captivity will also
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