Thomson's Gazelle

FUN FACTS

  • Their population has decreased 60% from 1978 to 2005.

  • Younger males hang out in bachelor groups and are prevented from entering claimed territories of alphas.

  • Thomson’s are called “tommy” in Arica.

  • There are 19 species of gazelle including Thomson’s.

  • Thomson’s are commonly found in herds of over 200.

Thomson's Gazelle