The Habitat Views video considers ways of looking at dioramas today, and documents the creation of several new displays. Take a look over on our YouTube channel >
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Ever wonder who made the dioramas in our mammal halls? Read all about the artists who created these wonderful scenes. Learn more >
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Our mammal researchers answer this and other questions on our Mammalogy FAQs page.
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The sitatunga or marsh buck is a swamp-dwelling antelope found throughout Central Africa. It prefers papyrus swamps and is a very good swimmer. Its hooves are long and thin to help support its weight in a swampy environment.
Sitatunga have a waterproof coat, which is dark brown in males and reddish brown in females. Males have a mane as well as horns, which are twisted and can reach three feet in length.
Western and central Africa
Swamps bordering rivers and lakes
Not endangered except in Kenya, Chad, and Zimbabwe
Succulent water plants and shoots of young reeds
Further information about this species may be found on the Animal Diversity Web page for sitatunga.
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