Friends now, will be rivals in a short time…

Two young male impalas (Aepyceros melampus) about to start practicing their rutting (fighting) skills.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Bovidae
Subfamily:Aepycerotinae
Genus:Aepyceros
Species:A. melampus

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, northeastern South Africa

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