White-bearded Wildebeest - North America Introduced | Online Record Book Preview

This is a preview of the White-bearded Wildebeest - North America Introduced species only.
Once you subscribe you will be able to view all the entry details for hundreds of different species, including full score sheets and photos.

White-bearded Wildebeest - Species Detail

AKA: Gold: 73 3/8" Gold (Bow): 71"
Endangered: Silver: 58 2/8" Silver (Bow): 0"
Bronze: 0" Bronze (Bow): 62"

Connochaetes taurinus albojubatus

Nu de barba blanca (Sp), Weissbartgnu (G), Gnou à barbe blanc (F).

DESCRIPTION (male) Shoulder height 50-55 inches (127-140 cm). Weight 500-550 pounds (230-250 kg).

A large antelope with massive shoulders that are slightly higher than the disproportionately slender hindquarters. The legs are slim. The head is large, with a long face and a large muzzle. There is a yellowish-white beard on the throat and a long mane on the neck and shoulders that is mostly black but has some white in it. Body color is a light grayish-brown with darker vertical stripes. The tail is long and black and nearly reaches the ground. The face is black, and some individuals may exhibit a whitish band or chevron below the eyes. The horns (both sexes) extend laterally, then curve upward and inward. Females are similar to males, but are smaller and have thinner horns.

DISTRIBUTION Private ranches in Texas and elsewhere.

REMARKS Native to southern Kenya and northern Tanzania.

Normally, we do not recognize subspecies such as this in introduced populations, as it can be impossible to keep them straight, but we do in this case because the distinctive appearance of the white-bearded wildebeest makes it easy to identify.

HYBRIDIZATION The white-bearded wildebeest is either known or believed to crossbreed, or to be the result of hybridization, when in a game ranch environment.

This online application provides access to the entire SCI Record Book. From here you are able to browse and search for entries by location, species, hunting company/guide, and more. This is a subscription service and you can sign up today by clicking the Subscribe Now button below. If you would like to view more information about this site, please click here

New to the Online Record Book? Click the button below to sign up today!

Previous Records 1-34 of 34 Next
Member Taken Location Hunting Company/Guide Measurer MOK Score OR MR

The White-bearded Wildebeest currently has 34 Entries listed in the SCI Record Book!

Once you subscribe you'll be able to access photos and full socre sheets for all of these entries. Plus you can filter, sort, and search through all species and entries in the SCI database. If you would like to subscribe now to have access to the entire database, please click here.

Return to Top

©2007-2019 Safari Club International    Site Map    Privacy Policy
4800 West Gates Pass Road
Tucson, Arizona
PH: (520) 620-1220
Powered By: Simpleview