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Greater kudus may be up to 5 feet tall at the shoulder and weigh up to 650 lbs. Males are much larger than females and only males have horns.
Greater kudus first appeared in the fossil.record about 1.8 million years ago. Of the living African antelopes, only the impala has a longer fossil record.
Eastern and southern Africa
Thickets and dense woodland, often in mountainous or hilly country, seldom far from water.
Endangered in Somalia and Uganda, vulnerable in Chad and Kenya.
Wide range of foliage: herbs, vines, flowers, fruits, succulents and grass
Further information about this species may be found on the Animal Diversity Web page for greater kudu.