hartebeest


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a large African antelope with lyre-shaped horns that curve backward

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The hunting gods were smiling on us when we spotted a herd of Jackson's hartebeest.
When the big red hartebeest came to drink, my PH said to aim up the leg just above the stripe and the shaft buried right there.
The repertoire of these sites again consists mainly of bovids, but fish, hippopotamus, Nubian ibex and possibly bubal hartebeest, African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) and Nubian wild ass are also represented.
Today, the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve includes 38 different habitats that are home to four per cent of all bird species in the world, along with rare and endangered animals including black rhino, white rhino, Lichtensteins hartebeest and African wild dogs, among other wildlife.
Antibodies to BEHV have, however, been reported in domesticated deer and goats, as well as many wild ruminants including Cape buffalo, hartebeest, waterbuck, wildebeest, kudu, deer, antelope and giraffes.
Working with colleagues from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's National Veterinary Services Laboratories, the group plans to use a particular MCF virus strain present in hartebeest and topi (African antelopes) that does grow in culture.
For years, people here thought of the zebras, giraffes, buffalo, hartebeest and other animals that once roamed this vast, trackless region as just another collective casualty of southern SudanAAEs 20-year civil war.
Antelope, such as the hartebeest out of which the bag was made, conferred a particular potency, which was primarily transferred by scent.
Some headed back to the camp to open their presents, others set off hoping to glimpse more of the park's treasures - buffalo, wildebeest, ostriches, red hartebeest, zebra, kudu, eland and warthogs - as well as elusive black rhinos, rare leopards and "mythical" lions (there are only nine in the park, and they refused to show their faces).
There are 400 elephant in the park but we spotted kudu, hartebeest, bushbuck, buffalo - the most ill-tempered and dangerous animal of them all - warthogs wallowing in mud and steppe buzzards flapping overhead before the shout went up: "Elephant ahead
The expedition will see her tracking elephant movements and looking for signs of other mammals such as hartebeest, reedbuck, warthogs and buffalo, which have almost become extinct but could still be surviving in the remote parts she will visit.
Malawi's tourism authority says that the Majete reserve in the south of the country once recorded many species of wildlife, including elephant, sable, kudu, hartebeest, waterbuck, bushbuck and the diminutive duiker.
Other formerly flourishing species that are now in decline in Uganda include the zebra, hippo, giraffe, buffalo, hartebeest, topi, impala, eland, cheetah and lion.
Modification of grasses or bushes prior to rubbing with the antorbital glands has been documented in oribi (Ourebia ourebia; Gosling 1972) and hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus; Gosling 1985).
Scientists say the hirola is an evolutionary relic that first appeared about 15 million years ago and is believed to be a progenitor of some more modern antelopes, like the hartebeest and the topi.