gerenuk


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Synonyms for gerenuk

slender East African antelope with slim neck and backward-curving horns

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Wild herbivore species Body size Megaherbivore Medium-sized African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Wild herbivore species Feeding habits Grazers Browsers Mixed-feeders African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Source: author, 2017.
As not to discourage the various interested persons' goodwill, next day I shot another gerenuk of which obviously there were enough in the area.
If African safari takes your fancy, the luxury Sasb Lodge in Samburu offers an authentic safari experience and the chance to get up close and personal with Samburu elephants, zebra, giraffe, oryx, gerenuk and Somali ostrich.
When, on the other hand, the writer and his wife miss a gerenuk because he acknowledges being "scared" of getting too close, Mary insists that it was the hunting that counted, not the killing.
The browsing group consisted of: Boocerus euryceros (bongo), Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe), Litocranius walleri (gerenuk), Tragelaphus imberbis (lesser kudu), Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu), and Okapia johnstoni (okapi).
Travel back to the birthplace of African hunting with host Craig Boddington and Leupold's Tom Fruechtel as they journey to the legendary plains of Tanzania on a hunt for some of the area's top trophies to include Thompson's gazelle, gerenuk, eland and more.
Game drives were rewarded with elephants, buffalo, a lioness and three cubs (three of the Big Five on Day One!), cheetah, giraffe, blue-legged ostriches, zebra and plenty of antelope: various gazelles, impala, oryx, waterbuck, tiny dikdik and graceful long-necked gerenuk.
If you have, say, $100,000 in loose change you can enjoy a 28-day tented safari including many unique species of plains game (gerenuk, lesser kudu, Grant's gazelle), plus a chance or two at some of the infamous Big Five animals.
Samburu Reserve and Meru National Park, together with a number of private ranches such as Lewa Downs, provide the chance to see Beisa Oryx, the tightly striped Grevy's Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe and gerenuk. For bird watchers there are Somali Bee-eaters, Rosy-patched Shrike, Golden-breasted Starling and Golden Pipit.
Though I generally make a point of getting as close to the game as possible, I ended up taking a Grant's gazelle at a measured 440 yards; a gerenuk at 415, an oryx at 385, and a little Thompson gazelle at 310 yards.
Next morning we went out in a Land Rover, so Francois could see the progress made on the cutlines (we saw also a good gerenuk, but could not shoot) and after an early lunch we started back, without a spare wheel, to Mogadiscio--and we arrived without difficulties, unbelievable as it might sound.