(Ammodorcas clarkei), slender north African antelope, family Bovidae (order Artiodactyla), that lives alone or in small groups in grass and thorn brush. The dibatag is a long-legged, long-necked animal with rounded ears, small hooves, and a long, thin black tail that it holds erect or tipped forward when alarmed or running. Shoulder height is 75-90 cm (30-35 inches). The coat is purplish brown with white on the underparts and buttocks and white and reddish brown markings on the face. The male has curved horns that hook forward at the ends. Like the gerenuk, which it resembles, the dibatag browses on foliage and sometimes stands on its hind legs to reach leaves.
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