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Speke's Gazelle

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Speke's gazelle are have a unique snout that they are able to inflate when they are alarmed.  By inflating the extra skin on their muzzle, they can make a louder pronking noise when alarmed.

They are one of the smallest of the gazelle species, weighing only about 40 pounds. Speke's gazelle live on average about 10 years


Semi-desert and grasslands of northern Ethiopia and Somalia

Lives at Audubon Zoo

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