Species Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823) (Blue wildebeest)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- species: Connochaetes taurinus
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 115-145 cm; the coat is dark grey-brown with vertical darker stripes on the neck and flanks; the mane, face, beard and long tail are black; both sexes have horns that curve sideways; the males are considerably larger than the females
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 82
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-28
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

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