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What do impalas eat?

What do impalas eatImpala are selective but opportunistic feeders, accepting a broad range of items including grasses, browse, leaves, flowers, pods and seeds. The ration of grass to browse varies from season to season and place to place. Impala are primarily grazers during the rainy season but the amount of grass ingested drops to 30% in the dry season when they enter in the woodlands and browse on shrubs, herbs, pods and seeds. The diet of impala in northwestern Zimbabwe has been reported to change from 94% grass in the wet season to 69% herbs and woody browse in the dry season.

 

impala description:

An impala (Aepyceros melampus Greek αιπος, aipos "high" κερος, ceros "horn" + melas "black" pous "foot") is a medium-sized African antelope. The name impala comes from the Zulu language meaning "gazelle". They are found in savannas and thick bushveld in Kenya, Tanzania, Swaziland, Mozambique, northern Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, southern Angola, northeastern South Africa and Uganda. Impalas can be found in numbers of up to 2 million in Africa.

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