Unilateral Implantation in the Uganda Kob

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THE Uganda kob, Adenota kob thomasi (P. L. Sclater), an antelope almost entirely endemic to Uganda, East Africa, inhabits primarily grassy plains along major rivers and lakes in the Western Rift Valley at elevations of 625–900 m. Its range extends approximately from 1° S. latitude to 4° N. latitude. Annual rainfall averages about 100 cm., and daily temperature varies approximately between 20° and 30° C. Breeding occurs throughout the year on special territorial grounds1. Gestation probably lasts about 7½ months, and normally the females are monotocous.

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BUECHNER, H. Unilateral Implantation in the Uganda Kob. Nature 190, 738–739 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190738a0

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