Male Nyala have a dark grey coloured head and body with indistinct stripes along their torso. Their lower legs are tan in colour and they have have a fringe of hair along their underside and a thin crest on their back. They have horns that measure up to 70 cms in length and a white "V" between their eyes.

Female and juvenile Nyala are red/brown in colour and they have distinctive, vertical white stripes along their body. They do not have any horns but they have a white "V" between their eyes. 

Nyala in the wild are found near brush within dry savannah regions in southern Africa.

Our sprightly nyala can be found with our rhino in the African Savannah.


Keeper Tommy assists the birth of our newest nyala calf!

As the ungulates team could see that nyala Xolani was having difficulty delivering her calf, Tommy stepped in to assess the situation and assist with the final push.


Nyala venture into their new home

We’re excited to announce that our sprightly herd of Nyala are now on display!