Common Eland occurs in sub-Saharan Africa (except Burundi). The numbers are currently stable. The major threats are the habitat loss (expanding human settlements) and poaching.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Artiodactyla – even-toed ungulates
■ Family Bovidae – bovids
■ Species Tragelaphus oryx – Common Eland