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Central and Southern Africa

Roan Antelope

Roan Antelope can run as fast as 57 mph for long distances. When disturbed, however, they tend to run short distances, turn and look back to see what disturbed them.

Roan will often turn to face a predator rather than run away. They have been known to kill lions with their horns.

HABITATOpen Woodland and grasslands
DIET Leaves and grasses
LIFE Expectancy17 years

Fun Fact
When a cassowary or emu female mates, she lays the eggs, but the male incubates and raises them. The female may mate with 2 or 3 males a season.
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