Soemmerring’s gazelle – Gazella soemmeringi

Soemmerring’s gazelle – Gazella soemmeringi

Sommering’s Gazelle  Gazella soemmeringi

The Sommering’s Gazelle is a species of the genus Gazella.

This large gazelle is limited to the Horn of Africa in clear-grass plains, steppes, savannas and thorny. It feeds on acacia leaves, shrub and plants. 

Its predators are cheetahs, leopards, lions, hyenas, wild dogs, pythons and crocodiles.

This is a rather rare species, little studied and difficult to observe. They form groups of fifteen individuals mainly females and young led by an adult male.