Species Sigmoceros lichtensteinii (Peters, 1849) (Lichtenstein's hartebeest)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- species: Sigmoceros lichtensteinii
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 125 cm; the coat is chestnut or yellow-brown; the buttocks are a lighter colour; the tail and the shins are black; the shoulders are humped; both sexes heve horns that rise on a single pedicel; it can be distinguished from the Red Hartebeest by the lack of black blazes;
Countries:
MZ
Mozambique
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 78
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2003
Place: Zambia
Creator: Paul Maritz
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Source: wikimedia
Date: 1894-01-01
Place: unknown
Creator: Philip Sclater
Permission: Public Domain

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