Blue Wildebeest

Connochaetes taurinus

Weight 250kg 180kg
Shoulder height 1.5m 1.3m
Roland ward 28 4/8″ -
SCI 70″ -

These grazers form small herds; they prefer short grass and widely spread through the country.

What a hunter may expect on a hunt

Blue Wildebeest are tuff animals and it is crucial to have good shot placement. A Blue Wildebeests spine is much lower than expected; shot must be in lower 1/3 of chest cavity. A good stalk is important.

Equipment suggestion

Rifle:

  • Minimum of .30cal
  • Slower bullet
  • Good quality bullet

Bow:

  • Minimum of 60 pound draw
  • Good quality broad head