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Kobus leche ssp. leche 

Scope:Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Bovidae

Scientific Name: Kobus leche ssp. leche
Species Authority: Gray, 1850
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Red Lechwe

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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:
The total population is estimated at 98,000, of which 85% occur in the Okavango Delta; numbers are stable or increasing in protected areas and declining elsewhere.
Previously published Red List assessments:
  • 1996 – Lower Risk/conservation dependent (LR/cd)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]


Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2008. Kobus leche ssp. leche. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T11044A3244044. . Downloaded on 24 July 2016.
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