Bush Buck

Shoulder height:80cm weight:60kg(male)
Shoulder height: 70cm weight: 35kg(female)

Elegantly, robustly built, slightly higher at rump than at shoulders, which gives it a hunched up appearance. Ears are large and broad and colour varies from bright chestnut to dark brown, passing into black on underparts. Head and neck is lighter and a dark band extends from between the eyes to muzzle. Two white patches appear on throat and on spot on cheek. Middle of back has a crst od white or dark long hair. Tail is bushy and long with black tip. Only males have horns that are short, almost straight only slightly diverging, strongly keeled forming first loop of spiral.