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Impala – Aepyceros melampus

Impala comes from the Zulu word meaning Gazelle. There are thought to be approximately two million impala across Africa. Their abundance is attributed to their extraordinary skills of adaptation. Unlike most ungulates Impala have developed the ability to become either grazers or browsers dependent on the availability of food and they also¬†have an amazing ability […]

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Bella the Impala

Here at Umkhumbi Lodge you are likely to see Bella wandering around the rooms munching away at the grass. Bella is our hand-reared Impala. Bella cannot have been more than a couple of weeks old when she was brought to us. Unfortunately Bella’s mother was attacked by a predator and young Bella was found nearby […]

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