The common eland, also known as the southern eland or eland antelope, is a savannah and plains antelope found in East and Southern Africa. It is a species of the family Bovidae and genus Taurotragus.

Scientific name: Taurotragus oryx

Gestation period: 274 days

Lifespan: 15 – 20 years

Speed: 40 km/h (Maximum)

Mass: Male: 400 – 940 kg (Adult), Female: 300 – 600 kg (Adult)

Height: Male: 1,6 m (Adult, At Shoulder), Female: 1,2 – 1,5 m (Adult, At Shoulder)

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