Common Name

Grey rhebok, Vaalribbok

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Scientific Name

Pelea capreolus
Grey rhebok


A slender graceful antelope - about 75cm at the shoulder and weighing about 20kg. The hair is soft - short and woolly - greyish-brown with white underparts. They have long pointed ears - a short bushy tail - and the males have straight horns about 20cm long. They inhabit rocky mountain slopes and high - more open - ground where they graze. Diurnal and lives in small family herds of up to 12.