The southern eland, commonly referred to as the common eland or eland antelope, is a species of antelope that inhabits savannahs and plains in East and Southern Africa.
A fully grown male can reach a shoulder height of approximately 1.6 meters and weigh up to 942 kilograms.
It is the second largest antelope species globally, although slightly smaller on average than the giant eland.
Herds of common elands can consist of up to 500 individuals. They tend to prefer habitats that offer a diverse range of flowering plants.
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