The giant sable antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, also known in Portuguese as the palanca-negra-gigante wich means "giant black antelope", is a large, rare subspecies of sable antelope native and endemic to the region between the Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. It was introduced in Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species.
Zoo Tycoon 2
The giant sable antelope lives in the savannah biome. It does not like deep water in its exhibit because it cannot swim.
Giant sable antelopes are herbivores that feed on hay and grass.
The giant sable antelope, like all ungulates, uses the salt lick.
They will use shade structures for shelter.
Giant sable antelopes are social animals that live in herds. Females will give birth to one calf at a time. They do not mind sharing their exhibits with other herbivores.
- Giant sable antelope is Angola's National Animal.