Distribution is Kenya (South), Speke Gulf and Tanzania (North)
Almost identical to the Brindled gnu except for the white throat mane. The Serengeti species tend to have smaller horns.
The male is larger then the female with bigger horns.
Open savanna, especially thorn and tomboti woodland. Prefers short grass plains in valleys and floodplains. Seasonal movements take place to areas with short grass when the grass it feeds on becomes to tall. Dependant on water.