A mid-sized antelope found on the wet grasslands of the Southern DRC along with Namibia Tanzania, Zambia and the Okovango.
There are 2 subspecies
- Senga Puku (Kobus vardonii senganus)
- Southern puku (Kobus vardonii vardonii)
Found in marshy areas, they eat virtually any species of grasses. Females gather in herds of around 20, except during the rainy season, these will merge to form herds up to 50.
They are found in a variety of areas across the top of Southern African, and the bottom of central Africa. Places like the Okovango delta are the core of their range.