Topi in Queen Elizabeth NP | Charles J Sharp


Damaliscus korrigum

Behavior and diet

The topi resembles the Hartebeest but is slightly darker in color and does not have as angled of horns. Topis are typically found in floodplains, but they can also be found in dry areas of open savanna and park woodland. In the Serengeti and Masai Mara, topis join the annual migration and accompany the wildebeest and other herbivores on their endless quest to follow the rains. Topis are herbivores that are more active during sunrise and sunset hours. Topi females have a gestation period of around eight months and tend to have one young on average, per birth.