Giant eland (Tragelaphus derbianus)

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Giant eland fact file

Giant eland description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilyBovidae
GenusTragelaphus (1)

Information on the giant eland (Tragelaphus derbianus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Giant eland status

The giant eland is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1). There are two recognised subspecies, the western giant eland (T. d. derbianus) which is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), and the eastern giant eland (T. d. gigas) which is classified as Least Concern (LC) (1).

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2014)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Western giant eland in undergrowth  
Western giant eland in undergrowth

© Dr Anh Galat-Luong-IRD

Dr Anh Galat-Luong-IRD
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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