Blue Wildebeest look like thin, muscular cows with large, sloping backs, curved horns and striped bodies.

They are found in one very specific spot on Earth: southern and eastern Africa, from Kenya to Namibia. They prefer savannahs and plains, but they can be found in a variety of habitats, including dense bush and open woodland flood plains. Wildebeest herds are constantly on the search for food and are active day and night.

They communicate through sight and smell, but are also very vocal. Blue wildebeest males can bellow loud enough that the sound travels up to 1.24 miles (2 kilometers). As territorial creatures, herds have a certain area they call their own. An average herd's territory encompasses almost 1 square mile (1.5 square kilometers).

Hunting The Blue Wildebeest

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Blue Wildebeest horns go out to the sides, then down before curving back up. They are much larger than their black brethren, reaching 150cm at the shoulder, with a weight up to 250kg. They feature a greyish colour with a blue sheen and can be found in a variety of habitats, from woodlands and grasslands to semi desert areas. The most epic sight you are likely to ever see is the Blue Wildebeest Migration, where approximately 1,400,000 of them with 200,000 zebra & tracked by Africa’s Lions, migrate en masse in a clockwise pattern that cover 1,8000 miles! They migrate from the Serengeti plains to the Masai Mara and back again.

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