Habitat: Open plains of southern Africa
Height: 72” at the shoulder
Weight: 2,080 lbs
Average Lifespan: 25 years
Gestation Period: 9 Months
Number of Young: 1
Conservation Status: Least Concern
- They are commonly found in herds of up to 500
- Common elands live on the open plains of southern Africa and along the foothills of the great southern African plateau.
- Common elands are herbivores that browse during drier winter months but have also adapted to grazing during the rainy season when grasses are more common.