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Wildlife - Crescent Island, Lake Naivasha, Kenya

16 October 2009 - Crescent Island, Lake Naivasha. Impala (Aepyceros melampus). Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelkirchi). Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), subspecies Western White-bearded Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi).


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Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden

Class: Mammalia; Mammals / Zoogdieren

Order: Artiodactyla; Even-toed Ungulates / Evenhoevigen

Suborder: Cetruminantia; Ruminants, Whales and Hippos / Herkauwers, Walvissen en Nijlpaarden

Infraorder: Pecora; Ruminants / Herkauwers

Family: Bovidae; Bovids; Antelopes, Gazelles, Buffalos, Sheep, Cattle / Holhoornigen; Antilopen, Gazelles, Buffels, Schapen, Runderen

Subfamily: Aepycerotinae; Impalas / Impala's

Genus: Aepyceros; Impalas / Impala's

Species: Aepyceros melampus; Impala / Impala of Rooibok

Subspecies: Aepyceros melampus melampus; Common Impala / Impala of Rooibok

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Taken on September 6, 2009