​Size

Springbok / Springbuck stand 75 cm high and weighs about 40 kg.


Habitat

Savannah; This species has adapted to the dry, barren areas and open grass plains and is thus found especially in the Free State, North West Province and in the Karoo up to the west coast.

Diet - Herbivores

Grasses, Leaves.

Socialisation

Springbok are herd animals and move in small herds during winter, but often crowd together in bigger herds in summer. They eat both grass and leaves and can go without drinking-water, because they get enough moisture from the succulent leaves. Where drinking-water is available they will use it.

Reproduction

Breeding occurs all year round. Each female gives birth to one fawn.

Life Expectancy

10 years in the wild

Predators

Cheetahs
Hyenas
Lions
Leopards