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Latin name

 

Alcelaphus buselaphus

Family

 

Large mammals

Size

 

1,25 m Both sexes carry horns

Weight

 

150 kg (m) 120 kg (f)

Colour

 

Glossy reddish brown, with a black blaze on the face and well-defined, off-white rump and light endersides.

Appearance

 

Lichtenstein's hartebeest, which is more yellowish and lacks the black blaze on the face and the well-defined whitish markings on the rump.

Habitat

 

Open country, from grassland to semi-desert.