Mammals - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

Along the dry Auob river, a springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) gives birth. The lamb approaches the many new challenges head first. Kgalagadi transfrontier park, South Africa.
Biology Note:- labour is voluntary & will not begin if mother notes danger, she can also interrupt the birth until after the head has emerged (The Safari Companion; RE Estes; Russel Friedman Books)

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