Red Hartebeest - Silhouettes on Gold
A herd of Red Hartebeest pose for a sunset photograph, as seen in the wilds of Namibia, southwestern Africa.
As mentioned, the name Hartebeest is translated from the Afrikaans name, meaning "Heart shaped Cow", referring to the shape of the horns and the species family line (split hoof).
The red hartebeest is a species of even-toed ungulate in the Bovidae family found in Southern Africa. More than 130,000 individuals are left. The red hartebeest is closely related to the tsessebe and the topi.
''Alcelaphus buselaphus caama'' is a large African antelope of the Bovidae family, one of ten subspecies; it is sometimes treated as a separate species, ''A. caama''. Commonly known as the red hartebeest, it is the most colorful hartbeest, with black markings contrasting against.. more