• lt: Connochaetes gnou
  • dt: Weißwedelgnu
  • afrikaans: Swartwildebeest
White-tailed gnu/ Black wildebeest

Shoulder height

  • 100-120 cm


  • 160-180 kg

Snout-vent lenght

  • 200-220 cm


  • grass and leaves

Mating season

  • rainy season (February to April)

Number of cubs

  • 1

Worth knowing

Paired horns of the males curve down, forward, and then up, like hooks, and are up to  78 cm in length. The horns of the females are slightly thinner and shorter.