Eastern White-Bearded Wildebeest
Eastern White-Bearded Wildebeest
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ABout Eastern White-Bearded Wildebeest

WILDEBEESTS TRAVEL IN LARGE HERDS AND ARE ACTIVE DAY AND NIGHT.

Each spring, wildebeests migrate northward. This spectacular migration is considered to be one of the greatest spectacles on Earth, involving up to 1.5 million wildebeests as well as hundreds of thousands of other animals, including zebras and gazelles.

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FACTS & STATISTICS
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Average Size
5-8ft long, 3-5ft tall and weigh 300-650lbs
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Native Region
Central, Southern and Eastern Africa
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Eating Habits
Grass
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Conservation status
Stable
Come see for yourself.

Look no further. Connect with our amazing animals and learn about the wild places they come from.

WHERE ARE THEY AT THE ZOO
The Eastern White-Bearded Wildebeest is located in the Plains Exhibit.
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Additional Experiences
Climb aboard the White River Junction Train Ride for a tour of the "Zoo behind the Zoo."

Riders will enjoy a 10-minute narrated journey and learn about our Plains animals, greenhouse, gardens, the Zoo’s
15,000-square-foot veterinary hospital, maintenance and commissary departments and other behind-the-scenes operations
necessary to run the Zoo. Available mid-March through December, riders will also learn about the Zoo’s animal conservation
mission.