Meet Our Animals > Greater Kudu
Quick Facts
Native to Eastern and Southern Africa
Primary Diet Leaves, flowers, fruits, tubers, and shoots
Adult Weight Males: 420 to 700 pounds; Females 265- 475 pounds
Lifespan 15 years
Status Stable

Greater Kudu

Greater Kudu are the second tallest antelope (eland are tallest). Male greater Kudu have horns that are nearly 4 feet tall with  2-1/2 inch twists. Despite their large size, kudu are accomplished jumpers, with records of heights of over 8.25 feet being cleared with ease.

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Mammal

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Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country

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