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Greater kudus reach sexual maturity between 1–3 years of age. The mating season occurs at the end of the rainy season, which can fluctuate slightly according to the region and climate. Before mating, there is a courtship ritual which consists of the male standing in front of the female and often engaging in a neck wrestle. The male then trails the female while issuing a low pitched call until the female allows him to copulate with her. Gestation takes around eight months.
Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), Chudob waterhole, Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 100
© Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.


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