A long band running from SW Angola to the mountains of the Cape and Karoo.
It prefers the bush and steppes area.
Male 250-386 kg
Female 230-320 kg
Shoulder Height: 115 to 150 cm.
It lives in small closed groups.
A single calf , rarely 2 after a gestation period of 11 to 12 months.
At least 25 years
East area of Africa. From south of Kenya to South Africa.
Wide plans rich in grass, thin forests and mountains till 4.500 m.
Male: 215 to 340 kg. Female: 170 to 300 kg. Shoulder height:
Male 120 to 140. Female 105 to 125.
Diurnal. It lives in herds. It is easy to see it wallowing in the sand
to take away the parasites. Its enemies are: lions, hyenas, leopards and
Grass. It needs a lot of water.
A single calf after 12 months of gestation.
From 20 to 40 years.