Once it was largely distributed all over Africa, but today it is possible
to see it in the Horn of Africa., South Africa and inside very little areas
It prefers semidesertic areas or hills shaded by some tree.
Both Male and Female 180 to 250 kg.
Shoulder Height: Both Male and Female 115 to 140 cm.
The male's horns are more long and developed.
It prefers to move mostly early in the morning or in the evening, but sometimes
it is possible to see it grazing during the night of full moon.
Its enemies are: lions, leopards, hyenas and
Herbivorous. But due to the dryness of its habitat it often feeds with
tubers, roots and wild melons from which it takes its water consumption.
A single calf after 9 months of gestation.
From 18 to 22 years.