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Western White-bearded Wildebeests - Lake Naivasha, Kenya | by David d'O / Schaapmans
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Western White-bearded Wildebeests - Lake Naivasha, Kenya

6 September 2009 - Crescent Island, Lake Naivasha, Kenya


Common Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), subspecies Western White-bearded Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi)


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Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden

Class: Mammalia; Mammals / Zoogdieren

Order: Artiodactyla; Even-toed Ungulates / Evenhoevigen

Suborder: Cetruminantia; Ruminants, Whales and Hippos / Herkauwers, Walvissen en Nijlpaarden

Infraorder: Pecora; Ruminants / Herkauwers

Family: Bovidae; Bovids; Antelopes, Gazelles, Buffalos, Sheep, Cattle / Holhoornigen; Antilopen, Gazelles, Buffels, Schapen, Runderen

Subfamily: Alcelaphinae; Wildebeests, Hartebeests, Topis / Koeantilopen

Genus: Connochaetes; Wildebeests / Gnoes

Species: Connochaetes taurinus; Common Wildebeest / Gewone Gnoe

Subspecies: Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi; Western White-bearded Wildebeest / Westelijke Witbaardgnoe

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Taken on September 6, 2009