Mountain Nyala

The Mountain Nyala is a magnificent antelope endemic to the Ethiopian highlands, east of the Rift Valley. The Mountain Nyala is a member of the Bovidae family, commonly known as the spiral-horned antelopes of Africa.

Mountain Nyala are known to inhabit three major mountain ranges that form a chain along the east side of the Rift Valley: the Checher, Arussi and Bale Mountains. The majority of Mountain Nyala are found in the Bale Mountains, where most of the southern slopes are densely forested.

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