Thomson's gazelle suckling

Title Info
Common name Thomson'; s or Red-fronted Gazelle
Scientific name Gazella rufifrons thomsoni
Taxonomic group Bovidae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Grasslands, savannas
Grasslands and savannas Tropical grassland
Behavior Parental
Keywords Tribe Antilopini
Date August 08, 2003
Location Serengeti National Park,Tanzania,Africa

Young Thomson's gazelle suckling, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Young herbivores on the African grasslands and savannas are able to stand and run within hours of being born. However, they are still tied to their mothers for milk.