Oribi (Ourebia ourebi)

This endearing gazelle-like antelope has a light red-brown back, white underparts, and a diagnostic black scent gland under its ears. It is on of the smallest antelope in Afric, not much smaller then a Thomson's gazelle. When disturbed, the oribi emits a high-pitched sneezing, then bounds off in a manner mildly reminiscent of a pronking springbok. The oribi favours tall grassland, and it occurs in all of the savannah national parks except for Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is remarkably common in the Borassus grassland in the northern part of Murchison Falls National Park, most often seen in pairs or groups of up to five animals, consisting of one male and his 'harem', but also sometimes in large groups.

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