Newquay Welcomes a Leggy Wildbeest
July 02, 2009
Extinct outside of conservation areas in their native Africa, this leggy baby Black Wildebeest is a welcome addition to the Newquay Zoo in the UK. Like all Wildebeest, Black Wildebeest are known for their quick tempers, so it will be a while before keepers can get in to examine the baby and determine whether it is a boy or a girl.
Baby Wildebeest eyebrows = no joke
Photo credits: Michelle Turton/Newquay Zoo
Wildebeest are actually a type of antelope and Black Wildebeest are the smallest of the wildebeesty crew. Small is a relative term in this case however as adults grow up to 400lbs!
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