Grassland with zebra & wildebeest

Title Info
Common name Wildebeest or Gnu; Zebra, Plains
Scientific name Connochaetes taurinus; Equus burchelli
Taxonomic group Bovidae; Equidae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Grasslands, savannas
Grasslands and savannas Tropical grassland
Ecological interactions Herbivory; Competition
Organisms Animals
Animals Mammals
Lessons Ecosystem Sampler
Date 2003
Location Ngorongoro Crater,Tanzania,Africa

Tropical grassland, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. This image was taken in Ngorongoro Crater, an extinct volcano crater some 100 square mi (250 square km) in area, with a 2,000 ft (600 m) wall around it; the crater wall can be seen rising behind the animals.