Puku

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Name

Puku [Kobus vardoni]

Introduction

A gregarious antelope occurring in small herds. The social system is centralised on adult males maintaining and defending territories which accord them breading opportunities amongst wondering female herds.

Diet

The Puku is predominantly a grazing specie.

Breeding

Mating and births occurs throughout the year with a peak during the summer rainy season.

Habitat

They favour a riverine or floodplains habitat. They utilise grasslands adjacent to rivers or swamps.

Where they are found

Puku has a central African distribution and only marginally occurs in Botswana.
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