Kudu’s are big in size with tall legs. They have very tall and prominent spiral horns and have the biggest horns of the four spiral horned species in Southern Africa. They are greybrown to lightbrown in color with the males commonly more grey then the females and often referred to as the grey ghost of Africa. Kudus commonly have six to ten white stripes on the sides of their bodies. They have a prominent horizontal white stripe in their faces and the bulls have a prominent mane from their neck to the back of their shoulders. They also have very large ears. Only males carry horns.