animals that start with n: Nyala


Nyala or also known as Tragelaphus angasii is med-sized Southern African antelope. It belongs to the bovid family that inhibits in dense woodlands and dry savannas.

Most of the times, it prefers places, which offer a permanent supply of fresh grass and water. Lack of food, habitat loss and several viral diseases are a big threat for the survivals of these animals in the wild.

Fortunately, its population is still stable and big enough. Nyala is not the list of those endangered animals. Further, Nyala can grow 4.5 to 5.25 ft. in length and 120 to 280 pounds. Commonly, males are much bigger than females.

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