Aepyceros melampus (Impala)

rooibok [Afrikaans]; Impala [German]; impala [French]; impala, ipala [isiNdebele];  mpala [isiXhosa] [isiZulu]; phala [Sepedi] [Sesotho] [Setswana] [Tshivenda]; mhara [Shona]; mpala, impala, imphala [siSwati]; mhala [Xitsonga]; pala [Lozi]; umpala [Yei]; Arab [Nama] [Damara]

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Synapsida (mammal-like reptiles) > Therapsida > Theriodontia >  Cynodontia > Mammalia (mammals) > Placentalia (placental mammals) > Laurasiatheria > Ferungulata > Cetartiodactyla (even-toed ungulates and cetaceans) > Ruminantia (ruminants) > Family: Bovidae (antelopes and buffalo) > Subfamily: Antilopinae

Aepyceros melampus (Impala): top left - ram; top right - fawn suckling from mother; bottom - creche of juveniles. [photos Arno Meintjes ]

Aepyceros melampus (Impala)

Impala rams duelling, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Arno Meintjes ]

 


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