A Grant's gazelle jumping under the watchful eye of wildebeest near the camp several Savute Elephant Camp by Orient Express in Botswna, in the Chobe National Park. Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is a bovid mammal species belonging to the genus Eudorcas.2 is one of the most agile and elegant antelopes, forming large flocks that live near a water source grasslands of North Africa. Its name comes from the nineteenth century Scottish explorer named Joseph Thomson gazelle is the most common type and one of the main pillars of support from predators such as the crocodile, lion, leopard and cheetah. Their number is about 500,000 copies. It has the golden brown back and white underparts with a very distinctive black stripe that runs along its side, its main difference with Grant's Gazelle looks very similar, and these dark bands serve to blur its outline. In this way it makes it more difficult to discover predator away. Both males and females have horns slightly curved backwards, with ring-like protrusions. It weighs about 20 kg or 30 kg and measures 60 to 65 cm at the height of the cross. They are in Africa 2nd fastest animal after the cheetah as it reaches 80 km / h. Their longevity is 10-15 years. Thomson's gazelle lives in the grasslands of the sheets in Tanzania and Kenya, and in areas of scrub is drier Sudan. That gregarious and wandering in herds of up to 200 animals. In each herd is a defined social hierarchy adult males tend to remain apart from immature males, while females are bonded groups. This inhabitant of the open field should be alert to any sign or smell of their numerous enemies, the scariest is the cheetah. Although easily scared, these gazelles can be seen grazing peacefully in the sight of a pride of lions snoozing.