gerenuk


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gerenuk

a tall antelope with a long, thin neck which it uses to maximum effect while browsing. Called also Litocranius walleri and giraffe-necked gazelle.
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Clockwise from top left: An Island Hornbill snacks on a grape; carrots and papayas await the chimpanzees; a baby gerenuk is bottle-fed goat's milk; and animal keeper Lindsay Kocincki tosses apples to one hippo while another munches on a head of romaine lettuce.