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Summary

Material from kudu shot on tsetse control was studied for information on breeding and feeding habits. A number of animals was measured and weighed, illustrating that males were bigger than females.

Field observations and stomach contents showed that the species is mainly a browser eating a wide variety of plants.

A marked peak of calving was observed and this coincided with the tall grass season (January-April), when the newly-born young are apparently hidden. Kudu in the area studied may be solitary but are generally associated in small groups of about four, although as many as eleven have been seen together in the study area.