Wildebeest are found in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe their habitat is savanna woodland areas with plenty of shade and water where they graze short green grasses. Their life span is 20 years.
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- Calves can stand and run within 3-7 minutes of being born. With 80% of all calves in the wild being born within a 2 – 3 weeks before the rainy season starts.
- They can reach speeds of 50mph
- They have one of the world’s great migrations following the rains for up to 1,000 miles per year and can sense a thunder storm 30miles a way.