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  • There are also many other ungulates: wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (7,000 estimated in 1994), zebra Equus burchelli (4,000), eland Taurotragus oryx, Grant's and Thomson's gazelles Gazella granti and G. thomsoni (3,000).

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

  • There are small herds of buffalo Syncerus caffer and blue wildebeeste Connochaetes taurinus, as well as giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis, Burchell's zebra Equus burchelli, warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus, and some bushpig Potamocherus porcus.

    Mosi-oa-Tunya Victoria Falls, Zambia

  • It is dominated by wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus in enormous numbers, which numbered ~190,000 in the 1950s, some 1.69 million in 1989, but 1.27 million in 1991; also by zebra Equus burchelli (some 200,000), Thomson's gazelle Gazella thomsoni, with some eland Taurotragus oryx and topi Damaliscus lunatus, each harvesting the grass most suited to it.

    Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

  • Herds of large mammals, including black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) and white rhino (Ceratotherium simum), used to occur here, but were extirpated by early settlers.

    Highveld grasslands

  • Large numbers of ungulates graze on the extensive plains, and the Liuwa Plain is home to about 30,000 migratory blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), the largest herd in Zambia.

    Western Zambezian grasslands

  • Many ungulates are found here, including the largest herd of blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) in Zambia, which undertake a spectacular migration into Angola each year.

    Western Zambezian grasslands

  • Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and oribi (Ourebia ourebi) also frequent extensive floodplains and grasslands, although the latter favor less waterlogged areas such as termitaries, where herbs and woody growth provide food and cover.

    Zambezian flooded grasslands

  • Of the 42 mammal species found in the reserve, prominent animals include eland, buffalo, bushbuck, mountain reedbuck, as well as black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou), and bontebok (Damaliscus dorcas dorcas).

    Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets

  • The black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) is no longer living as a wild animal, and is only found on fenced land.

    Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests

  • Nyala (Tragelaphus angasi), wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), steinbuck (Raphicerus campestris) and warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) are also common to the ecoregion.

    Zambezian coastal flooded savanna


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