Beatragus hunteri inhabits short-grass, seasonally arid, grasslands in dry acacia bush/scrub and forest-savannah mosaic habitats.
Suitable grazing lands change over time as they become unsuitable by the invasion of predators or large herds, drought, or over-growth of grasses. The largest known area grazed by a herd is over 100 square km.
Habitat Regions: tropical ; terrestrial
Terrestrial Biomes: savanna or grassland ; scrub forest