wildebeest

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wildebeest

an ungainly antelope with a head and horns like a buffalo; a carrier of the wildebeest-associated form of bovine malignant catarrhal fever. Called also Connochaetes gnou, blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus).

wildebeest-associated bovine malignant catarrhal fever virus
African malignant catarrhal fever.