Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Antilopinae
Species : Neotragus pygmeus
Facts about the royal antelope
Despite its size, the royal antelope is reputedly able to jump about 2.
Royal antelopes are West African animals and are rarely seen in zoos.
The name Royal Antelope is said to derive from the local Liberian designation as being the "King of the Hares".
The royal antelope is classified as Neotragus pygmaeus, and the Derby eland as Taurotragus derbianus.
The royal antelope is the smallest fai the Bovidac.
The royal antelope is classified as Neotragus pygmaeus, and the Derby eland as . (Full text)