animals that start with k : Kudu


Kudu are African antelope with 2 known types: the Lesser Kudu (Tragelaphus imberbis) and the Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros).

The Greater Kudu occupies forests, dry riverbeds as well as bush lands while Lesser kudus lives arid savannahs. Known for the spiral horns among adult males, these antelope grow in between 100-140 cm high and also evaluate 250 kg.

Kudu are typically fawn-grey, with slim, vertical white red stripes along the sides. Men sport brownish as well as white fringe from the mid-throat down to the suggestion of the neck.

Kudu feed upon yard, roots, leaves, lawn and sometimes fruits and also roots. In the wild, kudu can live 7 to 8 years and approximately 23 years in captivity

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