litocranius walleri

Mammal Monday, Gerenuk. The gerenuk is easily recognizable from its distinctive long and skinny neck which can be elongated further if need be for activities like feeding off the taller brambles and undergrowth of the desert.

© The Field Museum, CSZ6036_LS, Photographer Carl Akeley.

Young Gerenuk specimen also known as a Waller’s Gazelle (Litocranius walleri).

Africa Expedition Zoology Mammals Africa D.G. Elliot, Carl Akeley, Mr. Dodson [London] Start Date: March 27, 1896 End Date: December 1, 1896

Hand colored lantern slide.