East, Central, and South Africa
Approximately 4-5 feet in size. Males weigh between 420-700 lbs. Females are slightly smaller, weighing 265-475 lbs. The coat is short, blue-gray to reddish brown with 6-10 vertical white body stripes; white chevron between eyes; up to three white cheek spots; dorsal crest extended by mane along whole body; fringe of hairs from chin to base of neck in males. Females and young are redder than males. Newborn weighs approximately 35 lbs. Males have impressive black, spiral horns.