The Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri), also known as the giraffe gazelle, is a long-necked antelope found in the Horn of Africa and the drier parts of East Africa.  It is characterized by its long, slender neck and limbs.  Two types of coloration are clearly visible on the smooth coat: the reddish-brown back or the "saddle", and the lighter flanks, fawn to buff. The horns, present only on males, are lyre-shaped. Curving backward then slightly forward.


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