An antelope is an ungulate (hoofed) mammal found only in Africa and Asia. They look different and range in sizes.
The largest antelope in the world is the short-horned antelope, the Eland (Tribe Tragelaphini). It is about 180 centimetres (72 inches) tall.
The Wildebeest or Gnu (Tribe Alcelaphini) is not as tall as the Eland. It is about 145 centimetres (58 inches) tall.
The Oryx (Tribe Hippotragini) is about 125 centimetres (50 inches) tall.
A medium-sized antelope is the Impala (Tribe Aepycerotini). It is about 90 centimetres (35 inches) tall.
The small antelopes include the Gazelles (Tribe Antilopini). The Gazelle is about 70 centimetres (28 inches) tall.
Other small antelopes include the Duikers (Tribe Cephalophini). The Duiker is about 50 centimetres (20 inches) tall.
The smallest antelopes are the Dwarf Antelopes (Tribe Neotragini). One of the Dwarf Antelopes is the Dik-Dik. It is about 40 centimetres (16 inches) tall.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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