Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Alcelaphinae
Genus : Sigmoceros


Facts about the genus Sigmoceros, the hartebeest

Habitat Preferring open country, hartebeest are found predominantly on grassland, floodplains, semi desert savanna and occasionally in open woodland.

Conservation Status Lichtenstein's hartebeest is classified as a low risk, conservation dependent species by the IUCN (1996).

Habitat: Kongoni, or Coke's hartebeest, are found in areas of high grass and woodlands but prefer the medium length brush or grasslands.

Hartebeest are gregarious grazers, often feeding in herds numbering from 10 to 70 individuals.

This hartebeest is described as an "edge" species, making use of both grassland and woodland habitats.

Male Hartebeest are a dark brown colour while females are yellow brown. (Wiki)

Lichtenstein's Hartebeest are a red brown colour, which is lighter on the underbelly. (Wiki)

The N African bulbul and the S African red hartebeest are extinct races of the common hartebeest. (Full text)

Hunter's, Jackson's, Lichtenstein's and Coke's hartebeest are found in East Africa. (Full text)

The hartebeest is a large, fawn-colored antelope that at first glance seems strangely misshapen and less elegant than other antelopes. (Full text)

The hartebeest is classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Artiodactyla, family Bovidae. (Full text)

South Africa Wildlife - The Hartebeest {Alcelaphus Buselaphus} - The Hartebeest is one of the fastest antelopes & most enduring (Full text)

Conservation Status The hartebeest is classified as a low risk, conservation dependent species by the IUCN (1996). (Full text)

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