[Taurotragus oryx]
  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.

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