Fast Facts About Bushbuck

Fast Facts

©Roger de la Harpe
Male bushbuck, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Size
Male: 0.8 m
Female: 0.7 m

Weight
Male: 45 kg (max 54 kg)
Female: 30 kg

Lifespan
12 Years

Habitat
Riverine forest and thicket adjacent to permanent water

Gestation
6 months

Number of young
1

Food
Browsers but take some grass; eat buds, flowers and fruit

Predators
Any medium to large carnivore, especially leopard

By Megan Emmett