Hunting Eland in South Africa
Species : Cape Eland
Scientific Name : Taurotragus oryx oryx
Average Mass : 700kg
Average Shoulder Height : 170cm
Eland are very adaptable to habitat, and can thrive in semi desert shrubveld, in woodlands and moist mountain grasslands. Trees and shrubs are very important. They avoid open grasslands.
Eland are not dependant on water. Eland make a very characteristic clicking sound when they walk.
Eland are part of the spiral horn family.