• lt: Taurotragus oryx
  • dt: Elenantilope
  • afrikaans: Eland
  • ovambo: Ongalangombe
  • herero: Ongarangombe
Eland

Shoulder height

  • 150-180 cm^

Weight

  • m: 600-1000 kg / f: 500-600 kg

Snout-vent lenght

  • 200-350 cm

Nourishment

  • leaves

Mating season

  • January to February

Number of cubs

  • 1 calf, unusually 2

Worth knowing

Althought elands are leisurely animals they can run about 70 kilometers per hour.