Meet the Dama Gazelle
The Dama Gazelle, also known as the addra gazelle or mhorr gazelle, is a species of gazelle that lives in Africa. The Dama Gazelle prefers to live in grasslands and semi-desert terrains.
About the Dama Gazelle
The Dama Gazelle is one of the most elegant and graceful creatures around the world. As the largest species in its genus, they can still reach impressive speeds of 29 to 35 miles per hour. Dama Gazelles are highly social creatures and have been known to gather into mixed groups of 10-20 individuals. The word "gazelle" comes from "gazal", an Arabic word, that is frequently used in love poems.
|Height||2'10" to 4'|
|Weight||77 to 165 pounds|
|Diet||Grasses, leaves, shoots, fruits|
|Gestation Period||6-6.5 months|
|Life Span||12-19 years|
|Threats||Natural predators, climate change, hunting|
Dama Gazelle are the tallest species of its genus
The magnificent Dama Gazelle, when standing straight, can measure up to 4 feet long. When feeding on leaves, they typically stand on their hind legs, reaching up to 6 feet off the ground.
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