Want To See Real Animal Horns? Take On a Safari To Tanzania

With heaviest plus hardest horns, African / Cape buffaloes are the most dreaded dwellers of Africa’s Savannah due to their great capability to smash and even murder their target cruelly more than a leopard or lion which are the most dreaded predators.

Buffalos have ugly-looking brief horns that aren’t attractive as compared to those which are found on most of the species of impala which are found staying in large numbers in most of the Savannah areas on the African continent.

Impalas not only influence the broad grassland through their large population only as well with their gorgeous longhorns that are curved and designed in various shapes and also varying in length as well as the width.

There are approximately 91 impala species in the whole world and these are divided into 30 different subspecies with over 15 of these very species found in a number of game protected areas, national parks as well as game reserves of Tanzania.

Kudu in Serengeti National Park

Having a bodyweight of 270 kg to 315 kg, the Kudu is the 2nd heaviest Impala that led the rest having an extended horn of a length ranging from 120cm to 180cm for a healthier as well as nice looking fully grown male. Being able to live for over 20 years in the Savannah wilderness that is full of a number of catastrophes, the male Kudu normally develops their horns once they reach 12 months however these don’t twist not until it reaches two years of age.

At the age of six years, the horns finish their second-and-a-half twist to get to 187cm. In the local Kiswahili Tanzanian language, Tandala is a name for the Kudu which are very beautiful not only by their very longhorns but as well because of their black color found on their head over a good looking brown covered body having Seven stunning white stripes on the Greater Kudu as well as Fourteen stripes on the Lesser Kudu. The Oryx is the 2nd impala species having longhorns, with more than thirty rings. The Oryx can strengthen its horns which may grow to a height of 100cm and 147cm.

The two sexes have horns at their shoulders and their huge bodies stand at a length of approximately 120cm. In the local Kiswahili Tanzanian language, Choroa is the name for Oryx which is an extremely attractive antelope evidently distinguished in the arid savannah land that has a black & white head with very big ears.

A fully grown oryx weigh nearly 250kg and their body is coated mostly with a brown color coat having a red belt that runs around their lower body a couple of centimeters over their legs. The Sable Antelope is third in line among the Savannah species having very long horns and measuring 110cm.