Daily Creature 24: Steenbok

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Steenbok  (Raphicerus campestris)   Photo by Hal Brindley. Bontebok NP, Western Cape, South Africa

Steenbok

(Raphicerus campestris)

The Steenbok can survive without drinking any water at all! If necessary, it can acquire all the moisture it needs from roots and tubers, as in the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa. (But if it finds water it will drink!)

Photo: Bontebok NP, Western Cape, South Africa

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