Red Hartebeest
Ihlangu Ebomvu

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Igama

Ihlangu (ebomvu) (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama)

Ukuvela Nokwakheka Kwayo

Ihlangu ebomvu mhlobo wenyamazana ekulu, yombala obumvu oqarheke ngokukhanyako, ibhesele ngemuva begodu inobuso obomatsikana kodwana obude. Zombili eduna kanye nesikazi zineempondo ezidege ezinama ronjwana.

Emhlobeni elisumi nambili yeenyamanezi zenarhakazini ye-Afrika, umhlobo lo weHlangu ngiwo kwaphela otholakala eSewula Afrika. Ngeenzathu zokubuyiselwa eenqiwini zembanana kanye nemaplasini sele zisabalele pheze eendaweni ezinengi khulu ukufika namhlanje.

Iinkunzi nofana eziduna zazo zinesilinganiso sobudisi obumakhilogremu alikhulu namasumi amahlanu (150 Kg), kanye nesilinganiso sobude obuphakamileko obuyimitha yinye nantathu (1.3 m), kuthi esikazi ibenesiliganiso sobudisi obumakhiliogremu alikhulu namasumi amabili.

Ukudla/Idayethi

Umhlobo lo wehlangu ebomvu uziphilela ngokudla utjani besilinganiso esiphakathi ngobukhulu kanye nalobo obusamilako lapho ebegade kutjhe umlilo nofana obutlhurhiswa kukuna kwezulu.

Ukuzala Nokukhulisa

Zivamise ukuzala ikonyana ngalinye ngaphambi kokuna kwezulu lehlobo, lokhu kwenzeka ngemva kwesikhathi sekambiso yokumitha esiziinyanga ezibunane.

Amakonyana afihlwa eenkhothini kanye nemahlathini aminyeneko ngemva kokuzalwa kuthi ngokukhamba kwamalanga athathwe asiwe eemmhlabini.

Ukuziphatha

Iinkunzi eziphethe umhlambi zivamise ukuvela eentabeni ezikulu begodu zitshwaya iindawo zazo ngobulongwe.

Zivamise ukukhamba ngomhlambi owakheka ngamalunga amasumi amathathu, zinjalo nje zimsinya enyaweni begodu zithanda nokuhlala ndawonye, begodu ikghona ukuphalisa nabaphalali beentsikiri.

Lapho Zitholakala Khona

Zithanda iindawo ezomileko, eendaweni ezingana zulu zenarheni yeNamibia, e-Kalahari, eSewula ye-Botswana, kanye neSewula Tjingalanga yeSewula Afrika.

Ibuthhelelo Iwazi Emangwenazo

Igamalayo elithi- Hartebeest (Ihlangu) begade kunemiqabango yokobana lihlathulula ihliziyo eyakheke ngokugobana njenge mpondo zayo, nokho ilawzi esele likhona kwanjesi ngelokuthi igameli lisuselwa egameni lenarheni ye-Dutch elithi ‘hert’ elihlathulula bona yinyamazana (deer) kuthi isilungelelo u-beest sihlathulule ubukhulu bayo nofana isilwane (beast).

Igameli begade lisetjenziswa mabhuru wakade (Boers) ebegade baqabanga bona inyamazana le ifana ne-deer. Ngelimi le-Afrikaans igameli libizeka ngale indlela ethi-hartebeest.