What is a wildebeest? Candid Animal Cam heads to the savannah

Camera traps bring you closer to the secretive natural world and are an important conservation tool to study wildlife. This week we’re meeting an animal that takes part in one of the most amazing migrations on Earth: the African wildebeest.

Wildebeests, or gnus, are one of the largest grazers of the African savannas. These antelopes are most well known for their characteristic long-face, thick neck, and horns. They live in open bushlands and grassy plains and depend on short-grass pastures and water sources within 20km. Migration permits them to rotate pastures where these requirements vary seasonally.

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