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Southern Gerenuk - Species Detail
Litocranius walleri walleri
DESCRIPTION Slightly smaller than the northern gerenuk, with a somewhat shorter neck. The general color is darker and a little redder, and there is more contrast between the darker back and lighter flanks. The white area on the back of the rump is larger. The knee tufts are said to be black rather than brown but, in fact, they can vary from light brown to black within a given area.
DISTRIBUTION The southern edge of Ethiopia, east of the Omo River and south and west of the Webi Shebeli River; east of the Rift Valley in Kenya and northern Tanzania; and southern Somalia west of the Webi Shebeli River.
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