Greater Kudu Antelope


GREATER KUDU ANTELOPE
tragelaphus strepsiceros

The Greater Kudu Antelope is considered by many to be the most handsome of the tragelaphine antelopes, which includes the bongo, eland, nyala, and bushbuck.

Greater Kudu Antelope are active throughout the day and their large ears are extremely sensitive to sound making them difficult to approach. Greater Kudu Antelope are accomplished jumpers and can easily clear 8 feet. They are not territorial and group in small maternal groups.

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Other Greater Kudu facts



Conservation Status
Not Threatened
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    Biology

    Habitat: Greater Kudu Antelope live in Eastern and Southern Africa.

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    Diet

    Herbivorous – Fruits, grasses, and leaves.

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    Fact

    The males spiraled horns, which can be up to 56 inches long and have up to 3 full turns, are well developed for wrestling, and sometimes 2 males can become fatally entangled.