In the males the horns are generally angulated, and marked by fine transverse wrinkles; their colour being greenish or brownish.
HARTEBEEST, the Boer name for a large South African antelope (also known as caama) characterized by its red colour, long face with naked muzzle and sharply angulated lyrate horns, which are present in both sexes.
Across, with angulated wings, and in colour olive brown, with white markings.
The long face, high crest for the horns, which are ringed, lyrate and more or less strongly angulated, and the moderately long tail, are the distinctive features of the hartebeests.
Except in the bongo and elands, horns are present only in the males, and these are angulated and generally spirally twisted, and without rings.