Saddleback Impala are commonly the normal red Impala with a black saddle on its back and black colouring around the face and on the legs. The saddle is distinctly visible and not just a dark tawny red Impala. It is a mixed forager, whose diet consists of grasses, forbs, monocots, dicots and foliage. It switches between grazing and browsing depending on the season and habitat. Water is an essential requirement.