window spacer


Photo of roan, Nyika National Park

Click on the image to return to the gallery

This statuesque antelope is a large, handsome animals with long, curved, swept back horns. The roan (Hippotragus equinus) is named for its color, a pale chestnut that is also found among horses. Its ears have long distinctive tufts of hair. It is rare in most places in Africa, but locally common in a few isolated areas such as Nyika National Park, Malawi, where this one was observed.

Learn about roan natural history

Top of page

previous photo

rhino photo rhino baby photo


next photo

Click for the vervet photo


Back to African animals

© Jungle Photos 2000-2014

window spacer