Animals with Biggest Horns
Elk:is the second-largest member of the deer family after the moose. They range throughout forests in North America, as well as parts of Central and East Asia. The name “wapiti” is a Shawnee .
Scimitar Oryx: is one of the four extant species of oryxes found throughout Africa. Also known as the scimitar-horned oryx, the scimitar oryx has effectively gone extinct in the wild as of 2000.
Greater Kudu: is another member of the spiral-horned antelope group along with the bushbuck, eland, and addax. It is one of two species of kudu, the other being the smaller lesser kudu.
Caribou: as they are also called, rank in the top half of animals with the biggest horns in the world. They range throughout North America, northern Europe, and Siberia, although the IUCN lists.
Moose:is the largest extant species of deer and one of the animals with the biggest horns in the world. Moose live in North America, as well as parts of Poland, Kazakhstan, and Russia, where they go.
Markhor:, is a species of wild goat native to Central Asia. In Persian, the word markhor translates to “snake-killer,” due to legends about them killing and eating snakes.
Asian Water Buffalo:ranks first among the animals with the biggest horns in the world. Also known simply as water buffalo, these domestic bovines historically hail from India and Southeast Asia.
Alpine Ibex:is a wild species of mountain-dwelling goat. They range throughout the European Alps, although they almost went extinct during the 19th century. While social, they tend to congregate.
Ankole-Watusi Cattle:is a relatively new breed of domestic cattle. All Ankole-Watusis trace their heritage to the Sanga cattle from Africa. Their name is a combination of two terms.
Addax:is part of the spiral-horned antelope group. While endemic to the Sahara Desert, few remain in the wild due to uncontrolled hunting. As a result, the IUCN lists them as Critically.