Blue Wildebeest

The blue Wildebeest are sociable animals. The bulls are highly territorial and stake out an area similar to that of a white rhinoceros. These Wildebeest create numerous ‘rolling grounds’ often depositing their dung thereon. These rolling grounds are usually in open areas providing good visibility for approaching carnivores.

Blue Wildebeest

Blue Wildebeest

Blue wildebeest are fond of rubbing the boss and horns on the trees within their territories. Their scent forms an important part of communication. Although they are swift runners, they nevertheless provide much of the diet of lions.

 

Their voice is an abrupt, loud snort and they communicate with a loud nasal sound. They often associate with zebra although their sight is not as good as zebra’s. They have pretty keep hearing and a good sense of smell.