Red Lechwe (Kobus leche leche)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Cervinae
Genus : Cervus
Species : duvaucelii

Common name : Red lechwe
Scientific name : Kobus leche leche
Important Facts
Coat color: Red
Shoulder height 90 to 100 cms.
Body length:      150 to 225 cms.
Weight: 70 to 120 kg
Life span: 10 -  15 years
Adulthood: 2 - 2.5 years
Gestation period 150 - 180 days
Litter size 1
Plain grasslands, open jungles and flooded areas.
Zambia, The Lechwe, or Southern Lechwe, (Kobus leche) is an antelope found in Okavango Delta of Botswana, the Kafue Flats and Bangweulu Swamps of Zambia, and the very southeast of Democratic Republic of the Congo.
(a) Grasses
(b) Green leaves
(c) Buds of flowers and Fruits
(a) Mash - 2.00 kg. per head
(b) Kutti - 4.00 kg. per head
(c) Tree fodder - 0.50 kg. per head
(d) Gram soaked - 0.50 kg. per head