Wildebeest - Blue

Wildebeest
Connochaetes taurinus
Shoulder - slight turn to the left
Highveld Taxidermists - South Africa

Fantastic specimen and a gorgeous shoulder mount with the head turned slightly to the left.

The Blue Wildebeest, also called the Common Wildebeest or Brindled Gnu, is a large antelope and one of the two species of Wildebeests. It is placed in the genus Connochaetes and family Bovidae, and has a close taxonomic relationship with the Black Wildebeest.