Greater Kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Greater Kudu male
Greater Kudu male
The Greater Kudu is a forest antelope from southern and eastern Africa. From Sudan to the Cape, it has one of the largest ranges for an African antelope.
Greater Kudu
Greater Kudu
Greater Kudu
The significantly larger male has large, spiralled horns and a greyish brown striped coat.
Greater Kudu female
Greater Kudu females
Greater Kudu male
The smaller female (above) has no horns and is browner; the calf (above) is reddish brown and looks similar to females/calves of the Nyala. All have narrow vertical white stripes.
Greater Kudu
Greater Kudu head on
Greater Kudu
Females and young live in herds; males live in small bachelor herds or are solitary.
Greater Kudu
Greater Kudu
Greater Kudu from behind
The Lesser Kudu, not shown here, is now classed as an entirely separate genus but male, female and calves look like smaller versions of the Greater Kudu.