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Hirola With just over 500 left in the wild they can only be found in one small area on the border of Kenya and Somalia.The hirola (Beatragus hunteri, Damaliscus hunteri), also known as Hunter's hartebeest or Hunter's antelope, is an antelope species found in arid grassy plains in a pocket on the border between Kenya and Somalia. discovered in 1888 by the zoologist H.C.V. Hunter. These antelopes were first recognized as a distinct taxon in 1989,it is the only extant member of the genus…

Hirola With just over 500 left in the wild they can only be found in one small area on the border of Kenya and Somalia.

Beatragus hunteri

The Hirola or Hunter's hartebeest, is a Critically Endangered antelope native to the borderlands of Kenya and Somalia. Photo by: James Probert.

The hirola (Beatragus hunteri, sometimes Damaliscus hunteri), also known as Hunter's hartebeest or "Hunter's antelope", is an antelope species found in arid grassy plains in a pocket on the border between Kenya and Somalia. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List "The loss of the Hirola would be the first extinction of a mammalian genus on mainland Africa in modern human history." Critically endangered species

The Hirola. With just over 500 left in the wild they can only be found in one small area on the border of Kenya and Somalia.