Mountain Nyala
Mountain Nyala

Average Mass:
225 kg (495 lb)

Average Shoulder Height:
134 cm (53")

Rowland Ward:
78.43 cm (30 7/8")

75 Points

Mountain Nyala Spoor

Track: 60mm (2 3/8") x 41mm (1 5/8 ")

Mountain Nyala Distribution

The mountain nyala is endemic to Ethiopia (East, 1996), being found only to the east of the Rift Valley (Wilson & Reeder, 1993). Its distribution map was acquired from the accurate country map in East (1988) and was revised by Dr. R. East (23 June ‘97), who underlined that the only certain refuge for this species is currently represented by the Bale Mts. Fig. shows the whole range as "certain" even if the nyala has been eliminated from most of it.

Categorical-discrete (CD) distribution model

The species is currently found in a mosaic of high altitude woodland, bush, moorland and associated grassland (Kingdon, 1997; East, 1988).