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Haggard Oribi - Species Detail
Ourebia ourebi haggardi
Also called coast oribi. Named in 1885 after its discoverer, Jack Haggard, British vice-consul at Lamu, Kenya, who was the brother of adventure writer H. Rider Haggard.
DESCRIPTION The Haggard oribi is the most distinctive race of oribi. It is much lighter in color than other races, being an overall light clay and lacking the darker patches on forehead and crown. The horns are deeply ringed at the base, compressed laterally rather than circular in section, and thicker than in other oribi.
DISTRIBUTION Coastal Kenya, the southern coast of Somalia, and along the lower Juba and Webi Shebeli rivers in Somalia.
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