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Kudu, Greater

Scientific Name: Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Subspecies: Southern Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros) East African Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus str. bea). Western Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus str. cottoni)

Distribution: From Chad, Sudan and Ethiopia in the North through all countries along the East coast as well as Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Angola and South Africa.

Habitat: Dense Bush and mopane forests.

Description: Large, longlegged Anthelope with a shoulder height of 150 cm and a bodyweight of arund 250 - 300 kg. Blueish grey to greyish brown colour conspiciously marked with vertical white stripes on sides of body. The horns are spiral and reach a length of around 60".

Hunting method: Lying in wait, track hunting.

Hunting available in: Chad, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa.

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