Kafue lechwe

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Kafue lechwe
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Kobus
Species: K. leche
Subspecies: K. l. kafuensis
Trinomial name
Kobus leche kafuensis
(Gray, 1850)

The Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) is a subspecies of the southern lechwe. It is endemic to the Kafue Flats, Zambia. It is listed on the IUCN Red List as vulnerable.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). "Kobus leche ssp. kafuensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 September 2014.