Something a little different for Throw-Back Thursday. Can you name this animal?
TBT: Name this Animal
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10 thoughts on “TBT: Name this Animal”
Dorothy ? 🙂 No, I’m afraid I have no idea. But certainly quite beautiful.
It’s a Gerenuk, found in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. Member of the antelope clan, only the males have horns. I love the impala coloring, the Yoda face.
It’s a Gerenuk. Cute fellow with a long neck. Isn’t is an off shoot of an impala and something else?
Yes, one of the antelope clan, like the impala, with impala coloring and a Yoda face!
A periscope with legs and lovely ears…a gerenuk!
Yes! And I love its Yoda face.
Hi Matthew – it’s a gerenuk, found in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. Member of the antelope clan, only the males have horns. Love its Yoda face.
Great description – it’s a gerenuk, found in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. Only the males have horns. I love its Yoda face.