Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Vol 1(16) 1964 CHILD G. & WILSON V.J. Observations on ecology and behaviour of Roan and Sable in three Tsetse control areas. 1-8p

Roan, Hippotragus equinus, and Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger, which were studied in 3 Tsetse control hunting areas in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), are both almost exclusive grazers of perennial grasses. These two species are congeneric and have overlapping ranges. There are clear patterns in their movements and drinking, and the time of calving