The springbuck is the national animal of South Africa. Springbuck are fast sprinters. They can reach speeds up to 80 km/h. When frightened or excited, a springbuck makes a series of stiff-legged vertical leaps up to 3.5 meters (11.5 feet) high. Springbuck comes in 4 colors: Common (Reddish brown), White, Copper and Black.