Animal of the day – 12/02/2010 – The Greater Kudu

Kudu

The animal of the day is the Greater Kudu. (Did you know: Greater kudus have both benefited and suffered from interaction with humans; they are a target for hunters, possibly due to their habit of stopping to look behind them after bolting for cover, making them an easy target. Humans have also destroyed woodland cover which they use for their habitat. However, wells and irrigation set up by humans has also allowed the greater kudus to occupy territory which would have been too devoid of water for them previously.

And now, some video!

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