Gerenuk

Gerenuk

The gerenuk is largely independent of water and does not drink free-standing water, instead relying on water taken in when eating succulent plants.

One of the most exclusive browsers, gerenuk are largely independent of water. The gerenuk does not drink free-standing water and instead relies on water taken in when eating succulent plants.


Image | ©️ Nathan Rupert, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Grzimek, 1990; IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group, 2016; Payne, 2003)

 

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