Gallery description : wildebeest

Wildebeests are mammals that lead a herd lifestyle. connochaetes taurinus is the scientific name for a wildebeest. It comes from the genus of the mammal - connochaetes. 61km/h (38mph) - the speed with which cats can run. 15-20 years is a usual life span for the mammal. The weight of connochaetes taurinus is 120-250kg (265-550lbs). The size is about 1.2-1.4m (3.9-4.5ft).

Facts about wildebeests
NameWildebeest
Scientific NameConnochaetes taurinus
ColourBlack, brown, tan
Average Litter Size1
Size1.2-1.4m (3.9-4.5ft)
Life Span15-20 years
TypeMammal
DietHerbivore
PhylumChordata
Main PreyGrass, leaves, shoots
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyBovidae
GenusConnochaetes
HabitatGrass plains and bush covered savanna
Conservation StatusEndangered
LifestyleHerd
ClassMammalia
PredatorsLion, cheetah, crocodile
Top Speed61km/h (38mph)
OrderArtiodactyla
Skin TypeHair
Weight120-250kg (265-550lbs)
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Description Wildebeest. Beautiful Animals Safaris
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Heigh 1291 pixels
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