Sitatunga are a species of spiral horned antelope, and are closely related to nyala and bongo.
Size: Shoulder Height 75 - 125cm
Weight: 40 - 120kg
Sitatunga are semi aquatic and perfectly adapted for the swamp forests and marshes that they inhabit in Central and West Africa.
Sitatunga mostly graze on grasses, reeds and sedges. They will often submerge themselves to feed in the water.
The female will give birth to 1 or 2 calves after a pregnancy of about 7 months. Young have female colouration until they mature.
The sitatunga is not classed as endangered however its numbers are decreasing due to habitat loss and hunting.