Originally, black wildebeest, or white-tailed gnus, ranged the highveld temperate grasslands during the dry winter and the arid karroo during the rains. However, due to hide-hunting in the 19th century, they were reduced to living on protected game farms in southern Africa.
Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian (Native )
- Estes, R. 1991. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press.