Nyala

FUN FACTS

Nyala

  • Juvenile males look like females, possibly to protect them from jealous mature bulls.

  • Nyalas have exceptionally large ears which help to compensate for poor vision.

  • They are extremely reclusive and can usually be found hiding in thick brush near water.

  • The Nyala antelope is one of the most sought-after game species in Africa.

  • They use high-pitched barks to warn fellow Nyalas of danger.

  • Nyalas will often hang around monkeys to take advantage of fallen fruit.