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The blue wildebeest, also called the common wildebeest, white-bearded wildebeest or brindled gnu, is a large antelope and one of the two species of wildebeest. It is placed in the genus ''Connochaetes'' and family Bovidae and has a close taxonomic relationship with the black wildebeest. The blue wildebeest is known to have five subspecies. This broad-shouldered antelope has a muscular, front-heavy appearance, with a distinctive robust muzzle.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Mar 16, 2014. Captured Sep 5, 2013 17:40.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO3200
  • 400mm