The American pronghorn 'antelope', the second-fastest land animal in the world, likely evolved its speed to outrun the now-extinct American cheetah en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
The crew of Planet Earth II gathered to film the mass birthing of Saiga Antelope in Kazakhstan. Within a ten day period, they witnessed the death of approx 200,000 antelope. Scientists believe a natural bacterium found in the animals’ respiratory system caused the mega-death. biosphereonline.com/2020/…
Kenya's Samburu National Reserve is the only place on earth where lions live alone - not in prides - and coexist with villagers because of the harsh desert environment. The lionesses here are such badass moms they teach their 3-month old cubs to take down an antelope. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Today I learned about the nilgai or blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus). It is native to the Indian subcontinent, and it is the largest Asian antelope and can weigh up to 635lbs/288kg. Its name comes from Hindi: nil is blue and gai is cow. It is considered sacred by followers of Hindu. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nil…
Today I learned about Broken Leg, a collared mountain lion who’s kills over 15 months were recorded as 24 badgers, 1 sheep, 1 dog, 2 porcupines, 8 beavers, 9 coyotes, 2 mule deer, 2 antelope, and 17 elk. themeateater.com/conserva…
America's Pronghorn "Antelope" is 2nd in Running Speed (55 mph) Only to the Cheetah; that it Likely Evolved this Speed to Outrun the Now-Extinct American Cheetah; and that, Despite Appearances, it is NOT an Antelope at All, but Rather Most Closely Related to Giraffes! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
The crew of Planet Earth II filmed the mass birth gathering of Saiga Antelope, only to witness a disease spread and wipe out more than 150,000 antelope within 3 days. standard.co.uk/news/world…
The gerenuk or giraffe gazelle (Litocranius walleri) is a long-necked antelope found in arid areas of eastern Africa. Primarily a browser, gerenuks forage on leaves and fruits, sometimes even standing on their hind legs and elongating their necks to feed. Male gerenuks have lyre-shaped horns. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
The most expensive photograph sold in history is Peter Lik's Phantom photo which was sold for an unprecedented $6.5 million. The black-and-white image, called β€œPhantom,” was taken in Arizona’s Antelope Canyon. time.com/3628565/most-exp…
Kamunyak, a wild lioness became famous for adopting antelope calves at least 6 times nytimes.com/2002/10/12/wo…
In 2003 a herd of wild elephants released a group of captive antelopes from a game reserve in Southeast Africa. The matriarch of the herd undid all of the gate's metal latches with her trunk & then pushed it open. The antelope took their chance & ran into the bush followed by the elephants. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
In 1982, a Caltrans worker happened upon a wallet belonging to one of the Salomons alongside the Antelope Valley Freeway. A subsequent search turned up another wallet as well as photos and personal documents belonging to the couple. The case was reclassified as an active homicide investigation. lamag.com/citythinkblog/s…
Today I learned about the springbok, an antelope that can survive years without drinking water. It derives its needs for fluids by consuming succulent vegetation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spr…
The milk of the Domesticated Eland (large African antelope) can last 80x longer than cow's milk, and Elands need much less water en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
In 1909, a Β£50 hunting license in the East Africa Protectorate entitled its purchaser to kill 2 buffaloes, 2 hippos, 1 eland, 22 zebras, 6 oryxes, 4 waterbucks, 1 Greater Kudu, 4 Lesser Kudus, 10 topis, 26 hartebeests, 229 other antelope, 84 colobus monkeys, and unlimited lions and leopards. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
In the 40's, a Californian nightschool teacher discovered fossils in a local quarry and formed a group of students whom he taught how to uncover them. One of their discoveries included in Antelope with four antlers. museumoflocalhistory.org/…
3 to 5 Tibetan antelopes are killed to give enough underfur which can be woven to make luxurious shawls known as shahtoosh that cost $4k-$40k. blogs.scientificamerican.…
The pronghorn, despite looking like a deer or antelope, is more closely related to modern day giraffes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
The Pronghorn (aka American antelope) which evolved to outrun the now-extinct American Cheetah, is more closely related to giraffes than any north American animal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Antlers are a on animals in the Cervidae family (deer, moose, elk) and that they are shed. Horns are on animals in the Bovidae (cows, antelope, goats) and are permanent. mnn.com/earth-matters/ani…
A herd of wild elephants worked together to free some caged antelopes. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
Oxpeckers, the small birds you see in photos perching on antelopes & wildebeests (Elephants shake them off usually), were once thought to help by eating illness-causing ticks. It was found that the birds open wounds wider and drink the blood of their hosts - they're parasites themselves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxp…
The closest living relative of the pronghorn (also known as the American antelope) is actually a giraffe mentalfloss.com/article/8…
Antelopes will run from a cheetah that is 800 meters away, but will wait until a lion is only 200 meters away, because lions are stealth hunters and a visible lion is unlikely to attack. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Mountain goats are not actually goats, but members of the Antelope family animals.nationalgeographi…
The okapi is an animal that looks like a blend of the zebra, donkey, deer and antelope, and European scientists didn't believe it existed until 1901. animalplanet.com/tv-shows…
Africa has a miniature species of Antelope named the Dik-dik. Full grown adults stand only about a foot tall. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dik…
"South Sudan has world's second largest animal migration, an epic migration of the antelopes, but there is not a single tourist to see it". Boma National Park is as big as Rwanda en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tou…
Today I learned there is a giraffe gazelle! The gerenuk is a long necked antelope of Eastern Africa that looks like a cartoon character. It even stands on its really long hind legs to eat! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Today I learned of Chief Running Antelope, a Hunkpapa Sioux leader who is the only Native American ever depicted on U.S. paper currency. findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg…
Mountain goats aren't actually goats. They are antelopes. animals.howstuffworks.com…
There a few species of antelope that are only 12 inches tall. They are called Dik-diks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dik…
Wildebeest are actually a genus of very large antelope. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Antelope, OR was briefly taken over by a religious cult from India and renamed the City of Rajneesh. Their leaders poisoned citizens with Salmonella to manipulate the outcome of an election. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
In the 80's a city was created in rural Oregon by followers of a Indian guru. It had 7K residents and all the systems and infrastructure of a typical city. They fought with the locals and overtook the nearby town of Antelope. They even carried out the largest bio-terror attack in US history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj…
The Nilgai ("blue cow") aka Nilghor ("blue horse") aka White-footed Antelope has the binomial name Boselaphus tragocamelus ("Cow-deer goat-camel"), possibly due to its confusing appearance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nil…
The Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) isn't a goat: research biologist Douglas Chadwick says it is "a rupicaprid, or goat-antelope." And it's "native only from Alaska and the Yukon Territory down to southern Montana and Idaho in the Rockies and to northern Oregon along the coastal mountains." nwf.org/News-and-Magazine…
That Deer(Cervidae) and Antelope/Gazelles (Bovidae) are not related. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bov…
Mountain goats are not goats but antelopes defenders.org/mountain-go…
Venison is a term used for the meat of a game animal killed by hunting. Primarily referring to that of a deer, the term venison can also be used to describe hares, wild pigs, antelope, and certain species of goats and ibex. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ven…
The Kipsigi people of Kenya sung a song, "Chemirocha" based on the mythical creature they believed was singing in country music star Jimmy Rodgers songs. They had decided that the wailing mournful tone could only belong to a half-human, half-antelope hybrid called Chemi(Jimmy) Rocha (Rodgers). boingboing.net/2015/05/04…
Mountain goats are not in the same genus as goats. In the bovidae family, mountain goats are associated with antelopes, gazelles and cattle. nationalforests.org/blog/…
A group of gnus (ox-like antelope) is called an implausibility of gnus mudfooted.com/unusual-nam…
Calvin Coolidge had many exotic pets such as a black bear, a donkey, two raccoons, a bobcat, a kangaroo, and an antelope. coolidgefoundation.org/re…
The Pronghorn, an American antelope, is the second-fastest land animal in the world and likely evolved to outrun the now extinct American cheetah. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Saigas, a species of antelope with unusually bulbous noses, have rapidly lost 80% of their population since May 2015 following the outbreak of a bacterial disease. pri.org/stories/2015-11-1…
150 antelope fell off a cliff in Wyoming 23 years ago. deseretnews.com/article/1…
Klipspringer Antelopes walk on the tips of their cylindrical, blunt hooves, which makes them appear as though they are tip-toeing at all times. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kli…
2 million years ago, hunter-gatherer humans ran an average of 30 km after wild animals (like an antelope) as a technique to tire them before killing them up close. This was in the absence of hunting tools! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon…
When Pronghorn Antelope are developing in the uterus, they are in competition with a sibling embryo to grow a 'necrotic tip' fastest to 'lance and kill' the adjacent embryo before it does the same books.google.com/books?id…
Spitting antelope dung is a sport in South Africa en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kud…
Pronghorn antelope are being killed by barbedwire fences. They don't/can't jump over them, so they crawl underneath and it scrapes off their fur and they can freeze to death. ab-conservation.com/go/de…
Stray animals, which include dogs, antelope, cows, jackals, snakes, and monkeys, are common on the runways of Indian airports and pose a major threat to air safety. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
Vastly different animal species such as antelopes, sparrows and chipmunks share an "eye stripe" design which evolved to disguise their eyes, which predators commonly use to identify potential prey gurneyjourney.blogspot.ca…
Mountain goats aren't actually goats, they're antelope. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mou…
A Lioness adopted a baby Antelope. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
There is an island in the Philippines with giraffes, zebras and antelopes, which was created as a safari park by the dictator Marcos en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
The two best long distance runners are pronghorn antelopes and ostriches. They can run a marathon in about 45 minutes, compared to two hours for a human popularmechanics.com/outd…
There is a small antelope (klipspringer) which can jump 8 meters (approx 25 feet) high farmmimosa.co.za/index.ph…
The first Zoo was opened in Egypt in 3500BC and had "112 creatures in total, including elephants, wildcats, baboons, hartebeests (antelopes), and hippos" guinnessworldrecords.com/…
In the 1970s the New Mexico Department of Fish and Game released 93 African antelopes in southern New Mexico; there are estimated to be 3,000 today en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gem…
Pronghorn Antelope are not only the second fastest land animal in the world (55 mph top speed), but they can run at speeds around of 25 mph for over 20 miles. popularmechanics.com/outd…
The pronghorn of western North America is more closely related to giraffes than it is to antelopes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
-> The Pronghorn (American Antelope) is the fastest animal over long distances; it can run 56 km/h for 6 km (35 mph for 4 mi), 67 km/h for 1.6 km (42 mph for 1 mi), and 88.5 km/h for .8 km (55 mph for .5 mi) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
The gemsbok, an African antelope, was introduced to New Mexico. nmtrophyhunts.com/hunting…
Birds of prey are known to hunt in packs in order to take down animals as large as deer and antelope nytimes.com/1993/01/19/sc…
Today I learned of the Saiga Antelope, with a large proboscis which helps it filter dust during herd migrations and warming up cold air before inhaling. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai…
The Saiga Antelope (the deer with a trunk for a nose) used to be a common sight in Eurasia until it was discovered that the horns can be used similar to a rhino's horn. They are now critically endangered. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai…
Male antelopes lie to get sex. As females walk past their territory to assess the male's mating potential, he lets out a warning call that predators are nearby so that she doesn't leave. arstechnica.com/science/2…
The Gemsbok antelope that lives in the Kalahari desert can allow its body temperature to rise up to 45Β°C (113Β°F) while protecting its brain from overheating by cooling the blood flow thanks to a maze of blood vessels that act as a heat exchanger. kalahari-trophy-hunting.c…
The US has no antelope. The Pronghorn is a goat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Reebok, the British sportswear company, was named after the Grey Rhebok, a small antelope in southern Africa. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhe…
A Royal Antelope is the world’s smallest antelope standing at about 25 cm (10 inches) and weighing from 2.5–3 kg (5.5–7 pounds). britannica.com/EBchecked/…
The American White-Tailed antelope squirrel is carnivorous and even displays predatory behaviour. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Mountain goats aren't goats at all but actually ungulates. They are closer relatives to the antelope, bovine and gazelles than to goats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mou…
The Pronghorn Antelope is the 2nd fastest land animal and can out run a Cheetah over longer distances villageofjoy.com/the-fast…
There is a critically endangered species, called the Saiga, that looks like an antelope with an elephant's trunk. wildlifeconservationnetwo…
The okapi that looks like a zebra/antelope cross is actually closely related to the Giraffe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oka…
In addition to a pet wallaby, pygmy hippo, and antelope, Calvin Coolidge owned twin lion cubs named Tax Reduction and Budget Bureau. davidpietrusza.com/coolid…
Chimps supplement their diet of fruits and berries with meat, such as young antelopes and goats. Their most common victims, however, are other primates, including young baboons, colobus monkeys, and blue monkeys. awf.org/wildlife-conserva…
The eland, an African antelope, has the ability to defend itself from and kill a lion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
There is an antelope that only grows to 30cm AND IT'S ADORABLE. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy…
- Unable to jump the fences, antelope must squeeze under or through barbwire to complete one of the longest migrations of land animals. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Calvin Coolidge owned 2 lion cubs, a black bear, a pygmy hippo, a bobcat, a Duiker (small antelope) and a wallaby en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre…
Antelope is a Wastebasket Taxon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
Some Sitatunga antelopes sleep underwater. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sit…

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