Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei)

Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei)

Short Overview

Found in herds on open plains and scrublands of sub-Saharan Africa. They often mingle with herds of zebras or of other antelope. Their backs slope downward from heavy forequarters to narrow hindquarters, and their long faces are accentuated, in both sexes, by ringed, lyre-shaped horns that are united at the base.

Podroben opis

Podrobno o Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei)

Found in herds on open plains and scrublands of sub-Saharan Africa. They often mingle with herds of zebras or of other antelope. Their backs slope downward from heavy forequarters to narrow hindquarters, and their long faces are accentuated, in both sexes, by ringed, lyre-shaped horns that are united at the base.

Height: 132 cm

Weight: M 170 kg; F 150 kg

Active: Mainly diurnal

Habitat: Boundaries of grassy plains and woodland

Food: grass, non selective

 

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