Coastal topi

Coastal topi

Coastal topi

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Damaliscus lunatus topi

The coastal topi (Damaliscus lunatus topi ) is a highly social antelope of the genus Damaliscus. It is a subspecies of the common tsessebe.

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Coastal topi occur in Kenya in the Lamu, Garissa and Tana River districts. They were formerly found in southern Somalia in riverine grasslands on the lower Shebelle and Juba Rivers and around Lake Badana; no current information is available on these populations. In 1999, the total population was assessed at ~100,000 individuals.

References

1. Coastal topi Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coastal_topi
2. Coastal topi on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/6243/50185875

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