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Antelope

What do gazelles, impalas, wildebeest, and gnu have in common? They’re all antelopes! Nearly 100 species — tall, tiny, and everything in between — make up this diverse family. These graceful mammals roam 4 continents and live in all sorts of habitats, from swamps to deserts to forests.

Want to know more about the beautiful, antlered antelope? Start here.

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Snackalope Game

Snackalope Game

Your jackalope, a mythical cross between a rabbit and an antelope, is hungry. Help her leap in the right direction to devour carrots and hit other jackalopes, so she can multiply. More...

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Y8.com
Antelope Facts

Antelope Facts

Unlike deer that shed their antlers and grow new ones each year, antelopes have permanent horns. See photos and get more fun facts about these long-legged mammals. More...

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A-Z Animals
An Antelope Quiz

An Antelope Quiz

How well do you know the different types of antelope in southern Africa? See if you can match these descriptions with the right species. More...

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FunTrivia.com
Cuteness Level of Tiny Dik-Dik Antelopes Is Off the Charts

Cuteness Level of Tiny Dik-Dik Antelopes Is Off the Charts

Named for their warning calls, dik-diks are famous for their small size, unusual snout, and monogamous nature. And they’re incredibly cute! See for yourself. More...

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Mother Nature Network
For World’s Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback

For World’s Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback

Let’s hear it for the saiga! This endangered antelope, which has been around since the Ice Age, is repopulating Kazakhstan’s arid grasslands. More...

Article
National Geographic
Pronghorn Antelope

Pronghorn Antelope

Reaching speeds of 60 mph, pronghorn antelope are the fastest land mammals in North America. Watch these fleet-footed beasts and find out why they evolved to be so speedy. More...

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Animal Planet
The World’s Weirdest Antelopes: Gallery

The World’s Weirdest Antelopes: Gallery

If you think all antelope look alike, check out these photos. Get a close look at the smallest (and cutest) royal antelope and other interesting species. More...

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Global Animal
Antilocapra Americana: Pronghorn Antelope

Antilocapra Americana: Pronghorn Antelope

Pronghorn antelope communicate with each other visually and have a wide field of view. Get a close look at a skull and bone drawings, which tell interesting facts about this mammal. More...

Article
Smithsonian
Asia’s Odd-Ball Antelope Gets Collared

Asia’s Odd-Ball Antelope Gets Collared

The bizarre-looking saiga is endangered. Find out how GPS collars can help scientists study and protect these migratory, large-nosed beasts. More...

Article
Science Daily
Kenya’s Mountain Bongo Antelope Under Threat

Kenya’s Mountain Bongo Antelope Under Threat

Watch a conservation team at work, tracking down the critically endangered mountain Bongo antelope — and find out why this forest-dwelling species is different from other antelopes. More...

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BBC

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