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Unlike other antelope, bonteboks can’t jump. That didn’t stop this kid from leaping into our hearts on May 1, 2018. The gestation period for this particular antelope is seven to eight months, and their young are up and mobile within minutes after birth (called precocial). Young calves are born tan in color, which helps them blend into their environment, providing camouflage while they are vulnerable and most susceptible to predation. They are born without horns, but they begin developing within the first few months of their lives. 

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