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White-bearded Wildebeest - Species Detail
Connochaetes taurinus albojubatus
Nu de barba blanca (Sp), Weissbartgnu (G).
DESCRIPTION The general color is a light grayish brown, typically paler and with darker stripes than in blue wildebeests. The beard is a dirty, yellowish white, and there are some white hairs in the mane. A white facial band below the eyes may be present in some individuals.
DISTRIBUTION Southern Kenya and northern Tanzania.
TAXONOMIC NOTES This category combines two listed subspecies: mearnsi (western white-bearded wildebeest of southern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania west of the Rift Valley, including the Serengeti Plains), and albojubatus (eastern white-bearded wildebeest of southern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania east of the Rift Valley, and extending westward to the Wembere Plains), with albojubatus Thomas, 1892 having priority.
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