• Gerenuk

    There are no adverse effects of gerenuk on humans.

  • Gerenuk

    Because they do not form large populations and their food is of limited supply, gerenuk exhibit strange social interactions as males are solitary and territorial and females are social and form small groups.

  • Gerenuk

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

  • Gerenuk

    Gerenuk are preyed on by a diverse set of large predators, such as cheetahs, leopards, lions, African wild dogs, hyaenas, servals, honey badgers, caracals, and eagles.

  • Gerenuk

    The gerenuk’s common name derives from the Somali name for the animal, gáránúug.

  • Gerenuk

    The gerenuk is one of the most exclusive browsers because it has the ability to stand on its lengthy hind legs and use its long neck to obtain tree leaves that are out of reach for most other antelope species.

  • 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.

  • Gerenuk

    The gerenuk is herbivorous and an efficient browser of more than 80 different species of herbaceous and succulent plants.

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