Scientific Name: Cape eland

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The Eland is a huge animal, much like an Ox. They have two prominent horns which have one or two unique twists.

This antelope is slow, and has a top speed of about 25 mph.

Did you know? Despite its weight, the Eland can jump up to 6.5 feet in the air.

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