Connochaetes taurinus

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Connochaetes taurinus

the African ungainly antelope with the body of an antelope and the head of a buffalo of the family Bovidae; called also blue wildebeest, brindle gnu, Gorgon taurinus.
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The elk-sized blue wildebeest is considered by many the toughest "plains game" animal in Africa, with many hunters considering the .
On a day when it was Amy's turn to hunt, we stalked a monstrous blue wildebeest bull.
The animals that can be hunted include the Hippopotamus, Crocodile, Sable, Lechwe, Eland, Elephant, Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Oryx, Klipspringer, Leopard, Roan Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Blue Wildebeest, Duiker, Steenbok, Buffalo, Giraffe and the Hartmann Zebra.
According to the report on hunting concessions in The Namibian: The species to be hunted include elephant, leopard, roan, spotted hyaena, blue wildebeest, duiker, steenbok, buffalo, hippopotamus, crocodile, sable, lechwe, eland, giraffe, Hartman zebra, kudu, impala, eland, warthog, oryx, and klipspringer.
The picture - called Blue Wildebeest - went up for silent auction and the artist's own children, Toni, Patrick, Frances and Keith, won the bid.
Includes five species: gemsbok, blue wildebeest, common springbok, blesbok and warthog.
We drive on, seeing blue wildebeest, water buck, kudu with their twisted horns and a herd of graceful impala, their faces turned towards us with expressions of watchful curiosity.
Between rations, the commercial meat market and our own table, it is necessary to take anywhere between three to five gemsbok and/or blue wildebeest per week based on demand.
Within just ten minutes the Canyon Park rangers counted 98 blue wildebeest, 45 red hartebeest, some 30 oryx, 60 springbok and 30 ostriches at one of the waterholes.
When Willie dropped off my lunch, he told me John had scored a nice blue wildebeest.
Blue wildebeest bulls, with their larger size, easily dominate the black wildebeest bulls and may successfully mate with black wildebeest cows, resulting in hybrid offspring.