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Red hartebeest facts

30 March 2016

 

Surprisingly little is known scientifically about the red hartebeest. However, it occurs largely in semi-arid regions in South Africa in grasslands near wetlands and occasionally in open woodlands. It avoids dense bushveld and drinks around 11 litres of water every two days. Overall its diet consists of 75 per cent grass, 20 per cent browse and 5 per cent wild fruits although it may eat more browse at times. Bulls defend a territory of 10 to 30 ha and the range of a family herd varies from 2000 to 10 000 ha. Red hartebeest usually form herds of 20 to 30 animals but may aggregate in herds of up to 300 animals... (Become a subscriber for more)

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