The wildebeest is a social animal Joe Crede Jersey , Seen in the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and the Serengeti Game Reserve in Tanzania Grazing with other herbivorous like the Zebra, Gazelle, Oryx, and others. The wildebeest stick together in tens of thousands often moving in the same direction as they constantly forage for pasture and water, creating a sensational picture that is beautiful to behold. Unlike the Big Five or the big cats wildebeests require a constant supply of water and would move in droves searching for these precious commodities. Its not uncommon though to see these animals grazing in smaller numbers where pasture and water is in ambudance.
The wildebeest grows to a massively built animal, weighing a maximum weight of 230 kiograms for the female and 300 kiograms for the male and reaching at a maximum height of 1.5 meters for both female and male. You will not fail to notice that the males usually take control of the herd as it grazes on the expansive Savanna grassland that is the Masai Mara and the Serengeti. The male usually grazes along the periphery of the herd giving the a false sense of security from their natural enemies, the lions.