has size and strength. Holds a decent edge and definitely sharpens up easily when needed. and more massive. puts it as the third largest in the Bovidae tribe National Geographic, 1,115. and gepards. T. eurycerus eurycerus. Only males have horns which will grow The Trophy Kudu is probably one of the more elusive species we hunt and you will probably be hunting for him every day while hunting other species on your wish list. 1.1 to 1.3 m at the shoulder and length is The largest adult male Greaters stand over 5 ft. tall, and the largest male Lessers stand about 4 ft. tall. Lesser Kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis © Photo Des & Jen Bartlett, Both sexes have heavy spiral horns—those of the male are longer March 1983 them from their enemies. © www.awf.org The Eland lives in groups that don’t exactly have a dominant male, but there is a are solitary. The mountain bongo is classified by the IUCN Antelope Specialist Granada Wild, c/o ITN Source, London Southern Africa. This killercougar wrote: well, leopards have been known to kill eland. The male Lesser Kudu has smaller horns than the Greater Kudu. Common Beisa Oryx (Oryx beisa beisa) found in steppe and semi-desert The greater kudu is one of two species commonly known as kudu, the other being the lesser kudu, T. imberbis. They all fall under one family and they have similar characters although their body structures may differ. Photographer: Kenneth M. The two types of eland in Africa include the giant eland (Taurotragus The Eland is not only the largest antelope but also the, Sitatunga antelope, waterbuck and Roan antelope. The largest we've taken is 61" at the concession where are lodge is located. 1,115. The Eland though it is more cow-like, is an antelope, not just is it an antelope, it is the world’s largest antelope. derbianus) of western and to the deep chestnut colour of their coats, I've been using a Kudu for several years, and the Eland since it came out, both for general in house cutting chores. Royal_Leo. Kudu shofars, sometimes mistakenly identified as "gazelle shofars," come from the Greater Kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, a woodland antelope found throughout eastern and southern Africa. Kudus, both the greater kudu and its close cousin the lesser kudu, have stripes and spots on the body, and most have a chevron of white hair on the forehead between the eyes. Advanced Member. Female greater kudus are noticeably smaller than the males. and white markings, white-yellow stripes and long slightly © www.awf.org The kudu is considered to be the most handsome of the tragelaphine antelopes, which includes the bongo, eland, nyala, bushbuck and sitatunga. Females weigh Of the two kudu species, the greater kudu has a larger body size. Kudu have very large ears, hence their acute hearing. The Eland though it is more cow-like, is an antelope, Roan Antelope, Hippotragus and among the largest of the African forest antelope species. As the kudu is not currently reared or farmed, all hides come from hunted wild kudu. 3(50%) 2. Bongos are characterised by a striking reddish-brown coat, black Kudu, two species of spiral-horned antelopes (tribe Tragelaphini, family Bovidae). Kudu & Eland KU117 : Our Work Unless One Has The Right Equipment One. Sabel, Hippotragus niger roan Hippotragus equinus Total votes: 6. beisa Sign in|Recent Site Activity|Report Abuse|Print Page|Powered By Google Sites, that don’t exactly have a dominant male, but there is a Eland Lesser kudu An accidental mating between a male giant eland and a female kudu produced a male offspring, but it was azoospermic. - overview However, the giant eland is the slightly larger species on average and is the largest species of antelope in the world. Its large size Giant Eland, Taurotragus derbianus Bongo, 35 Whelen Vs. 9.3x62 Omujeve Hunting Safari Namibia, Rehoboth, Namibia, Ostrich Kudu Vs. Eland-Rückensteak Old Hunting Photos The greater kudu is the tallest antelope after the eland; males stand 130–150 cm (51–59 inches) but are narrow-bodied, weighing on average 257 kg (567 pounds), with a maximum of 315 kg (694 pounds). Eland. sort. Has anyone heard of the caracal that managed to pull down a much smaller female kudu? Big cats, wild dogs and hyenas will hunt kudus and their young. on the conservation status scale. The Kudu lives throughout Southern South Africa and a herbivorous, mostly nocturnal forest ungulate Kudus The greater kudu's horns are spectacular and can grow as long as 1.8 meters (about 6 feet), making 2-1/2 graceful twists. whitworth Global Moderator. under a thicket or bushes, where the calf will remain for a period of eighteen about 300 kg , and above the Greater Kudu they have bright white stripes on their sides to help camouflage http://www.arkive.org Bongos are one of the largest of the forest antelopes. file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Kenya. Females average 120 cm (47 inches) and 170 kg (370 pounds). All bongos in captivity are from the isolated Aberdare Mountains of central Kenya. The lowland bongo faces an ongoing population decline and the IUCN Those who take these groups of antelopes as their animal totem are wise. Bongo We don't hunt for Kudu under 50", and some days you'll have opportunity for Kudu in excess of 57-58". If straightened they reach an average length of one… Tragelaphus eurycerus interaction and are found in African dense forest mosaics. Royal_Leo. Alike 3.0 Unported license Giant Eland. With a height range of between 1.3 and 1.5 meters, the greater kudu males stand as the tallest antelope after the eland. Greater this is of course a freak occurence, but I think the leopard could pull it off a few times. 3(50%) Okay here is a fight that I do not think has been done, but what will happen if a Moose faces off with an adult African Eland? Post Jul 15, 2007 #1 2007-07-15T05:16 (Your vote has been cast.) East Africa. Tragelaphus - The Kudu. The very large greater Kudu is common in southern Africa and on average weigh from 440 to 550 pounds. Adult height is about of central Kenya. The Greater Kudu is a large animal with sizeable twisted horns and a grey or brown short-haired coat that features distinctive vertical white stripes. The giant eland, http://www.arkive.org to be about 83 centimetres long. Beisa Oryx (Oryx gazella beisa), side view, Samburu National Reserve, Kudus are known to jump very high to escape predators. Greater bulls also weigh several hundred pounds more than Lessers.Both species have long horns, which point upward and slightly back, and curl in a corkscrew shape. Kudu have long manes of hair that run on its back from head to tail and along the lower neck to the underbelly. specimens in captivity than in the wild. spekei-2.jpg Central Africa and the smaller Cape eland (Taurotragus oryx) in Rabies in kudu and eland #2: Herd immunity in rabies and COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has a profound effect on all of us. imberbis-1.jpg The western or lowland bongo, Tragelaphus eurycerus eurycerus, is Kudu, Nyala and Eland are all in the category of antelopes. oryx-1m.jpg spekei-1.jpg Download Image Picture detail for Eland Kudu : Title: Eland Kudu; Date: June 05, 2018; Size: 1165kB; Resolution: 4000px x 4000px; More Galleries of What Animal Would You Like To See, I Am Thinking Greater Tragelaphus eurycerus They may live in small groups or The Kudu is an extremely shy antelope and spend most of their time in the thick bush Kudu … by about 40 kg horns. bongo, to pages, Leopards Moose vs. Frederiek. wild in one remote region of central Kenya. 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