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.
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html) Independent : "You could see the exhaustion that the poor wildebeest was experiencing.
Although antibodies against RVFV have been detected in many species of wildlife, including springbok, wildebeest, and impala (11-13), the epidemiologic role of wildlife is far from elucidated.
The wildebeests won this particular encounter because they behaved contrary to the expectations and hopes of the wild dogs.
The hum from the jeep's walkie-talkie is on low; the guides at the various camps chatter amongst themselves, exchanging information on locations of nocturnal cats, rare rhinos or the anticipatory swarm of wildebeest gathered on the banks of the mara.
This exceptional event attracts visitors from across the globe as they witness the wildebeest, zebras and thousands of other animals make the 500-km round trip in search of water and greener pastures.
A herd of 100,000 wildebeest gathered on the east side of the Mara River for a breathtaking river crossing.
In the meantime, high-value game like rhinos, buffaloes, sable, golden wildebeest, golden gemsbuck, blacknose impala.
One of the photographs, aptly named The River Crossing, shows a horde of wildebeest attempting to cross a river.
First, a group of Cape buffalo came by, followed by a string of seven really good wildebeest bulls.
Wildlife experts had warned that paving and expanding the route, currently a gravel road, could have a devastating effect on animals like wildebeest and zebra that regularly make long-distance migrations around the park.
Almost all of us have seen footage on a nature show of a wildebeest being hunted by a lion.