hartebeest


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hartebeest

medium-sized antelope with long legs and lyre-shaped horns. Called also Alcelaphus caama, A. buselaphus.
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The stable isotope analysis of potential prey showed that herbivores can be assigned to one of two groups: either the grazer group feeding mostly on C4 grass (cattle, hartebeest, gemsbok and warthog) or the browser group feeding mostly on C3 plants (kudu and springbok).
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.
Han#kass'o describes, too, how a lion can turn into a hartebeest in order to trick people into hunting it.
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.
Hudson drove down the back roads with me riding in the passage side while the tracker looked for red hartebeest in the grass and brushy ravines.
possessed, one could view the ox, sheep, and the hartebeest as the royal
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.
By the 1880s, according to Selous, rhinoceros and Lichtenstein's hartebeest were only to be found in the `fly country', the vast area within which horses and cattle quickly succumbed to sleeping sickness, and where, consequently, no Europeans could settle.
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).