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Kobus kob ssp. kob 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Bovidae

Scientific Name: Kobus kob ssp. kob
Species Authority: (Erxleben, 1777)
Parent Species:
See Kobus kob
Common Name(s):
English Buffon's Kob, Western Kob
French Cobe de Buffon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2acd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Mallon, D.P. (Antelope Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment)
Justification:
Listed as Vulnerable as based on the scanty population estimates available it seems reasonable to estimate that numbers of Buffon's Kob have declined on the order of 30% over the past three generations (21 years), primarily as a result of hunting. They are already extinct in The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and possibly southern Mauritania, and rare in several other West African countries.
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Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]


Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2008. Kobus kob ssp. kob. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T11041A3243677. . Downloaded on 29 August 2016.
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