Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52386

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Bovidae
Genus:Alcelaphus
Genus species:Alcelaphus buselaphus caama

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:125-200 cm
Height:112-130 cm
Weight:126-183 kg
Identification:The red hartebeest has a sandy fawn to bright reddish coat color. Unlike most horned-animals, both sexes have horns.
Habitat:Grassy plains
Diet:Herbivore: young grass
Reproduction:After gestating for eight months, the female will give birth to a single calf. The young will remain with its mother for three years.
Herds range from 4-30 individuals and are led by a master bull.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:The main predator of the hartebeest is the lion.

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Africa Date:1971-11 Subjects:even-toed ungulate
Red hartebeest
Alcelaphus
Bovidae
Artiodactyla
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Hartebeests
Ruminants
Ungulates
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52386