Gerenuk

Gerenuk

The gerenuk’s coat is of a pale tawny brown, short, fine, glossy hair that is evenly distributed over the whole body.

The gerenuk’s coat is of a short, fine, glossy hair that is evenly distributed over the whole body.

The pelage is a pale tawny brown with white along the breast, underbelly, and inner legs. There are small, dark patches of fur on the knees of the forelegs and at the end of the tail. On the head there is a dark patch around the eyes that pales as it goes outward until it forms a white rim.


Image | ©️ Nathan Rupert, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Fiorenza, 1983; Payne, 2003)

 

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