Wildebeest | Amazing Animals - Lake Harding Association

Wildebeest | Amazing Animals

Wildebeest | Amazing Animals

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 10, 2020


NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S
TIME FOR SOME MORE…
“AMAZING ANIMALS”!NUMBER 51…THE AMAZING WILDEBEEST!AND THEY HAVE ANOTHER NAME…WILDEBEEST: YEAH, WHO GNU?NARRATOR: THAT’S RIGHT…GNU, HOW DID YOU KNOW?WILDEBEEST: I JUST GNU IT!NARRATOR: WILDEBEEST ARE
MOST FAMOUS FOR THEIR
MIGRATION THROUGH THESE
PARTS OF AFRICA.
THIS, IS THE LARGEST LAND
MAMMAL MIGRATION IN THE WORLD!
GROUP: DO WE REALLY HAVE
TO DO THIS AGAIN? ELDER: MY KNEES ARE KILLING ME!NARRATOR: EVERY YEAR,
ABOUT A MILLION WILDEBEEST
DO THE SAME 300-MILE
ROUND TRIP ACROSS
THE GRASSLANDS OF KENYA
AND TANZANIA.
GROUP: WHY DO WE
DO THIS ANYWAY?NARRATOR: FOR THE GRASS!WILDEBEEST NEED TO FOLLOW
THE RAINS AND
THE FRESH GRASS THAT
COMES WITH IT.
WILDEBEEST: OH YES
DELICIOUS, THE GRASS!NARRATOR: WHAT’S REALLY
AMAZING ABOUT THESE ANIMALS
IS HOW FAST THE CALVES GET
MOVING AFTER THEY ARE BORN!
BABY: OW HOLD ON, GIVE US
A SEC, HOLD YOUR HORSES… I MEAN WILDEBEESTS… I MEAN GNUS! GOT IT, GOT, YES!NARRATOR: THEY ONLY
HAVE 3 WEEKS TO STAND UP,
WALK AND THEN HOP TO IT!OTHERWISE THEY’RE AN EASY BITE
FOR THESE RAVENOUS ONLOOKERS.
CHEETAH: I WANT THAT BROWN ONE! VULTURE: YEAH,
PASS THE KETCHUP, I’LL TAKE THE LEFTOVERS!NARRATOR: IF THEY MAKE IT
ACROSS THE VAST PLAINS
AND WOODLANDS, THEN THEY
GET TO CROSS THE
CROCODILE INFESTED RIVERS…WITH STEEP MUDDY BANKS.SADLY, NOT EVERYONE
WILL MAKE IT.
BUT THE LUCKY ONES LIVE TO DO
IT ALL OVER AGAIN NEXT YEAR!
[GROUP CHEERING]WILDEBEEST: OH GREAT.NARRATOR: THEY MIGHT LOOK
LIKE COWS WITH BEARDS BUT
THE WILDEBEEST IS DEFINITELY
ONE “AMAZING ANIMAL”!

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