Gallery description : pictures of a wildebeest

Wildebeest is a mammal that traditionally inhabits grass plains and bush covered savanna. It has a hair covering and is able to speed up to 61km/h (38mph). Wildebeest which scientific name is connochaetes taurinus usually is 1.2-1.4m (3.9-4.5ft) and weights 120-250kg (265-550lbs). The animal lives 15-20 years in a herd lifestyle. Favourite food: grass, leaves, shoots

Facts about wildebeests
NameWildebeest
PredatorsLion, cheetah, crocodile
LifestyleHerd
Main PreyGrass, leaves, shoots
ColourBlack, brown, tan
Conservation StatusEndangered
HabitatGrass plains and bush covered savanna
FamilyBovidae
Weight120-250kg (265-550lbs)
Average Litter Size1
Top Speed61km/h (38mph)
DietHerbivore
KingdomAnimalia
Size1.2-1.4m (3.9-4.5ft)
Scientific NameConnochaetes taurinus
Life Span15-20 years
PhylumChordata
Skin TypeHair
GenusConnochaetes
OrderArtiodactyla
TypeMammal
ClassMammalia
Image Details
Description Pictures of a wildebeest. Blue Wildebeest
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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