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This clip shows how three species of antelope utilize acacia trees.

The dik-dik gets to eat only the leaves at the lowest level.

The impala gets the leaves that are at the middle levels on the tree.

And the bizarre gerenuk can eat the leaves from the higher branches.

In this way, three species of antelope are able to utilize the same resource without become direct competitors.

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