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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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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.
at dinner that evening, our fellow campers rave about the raw power they witnessed as thousands of wildebeest stampeded through the mara river.
Summary: A herd of 100,000 wildebeest attempts to cross Kenya's River Mara.
A herd of 100,000 wildebeest gathered on the east side of the Mara River for a breathtaking river crossing.
Like the Serengeti's wildebeests, the red crabs that live on Christmas Island, just south of Indonesia, have an annual migration that follows the rains.
MATH: Wildebeests spend the months of December through May in their southern winter grounds and August through October ill their summer grounds in the north.
Wildebeests team coach Peter Strydom confessed: "John Plumtree has helped us out a great deal.
You feel the wildebeests coming over you and you feel the sound all around you.
There are more than 40 different species in the zoo - from warthogs to wildebeests and polar bears to parrots.
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Several brief television spots employ a humorous reversal of this theme by noting that herd-following animals like sheep, wildebeests and fainting goats "do not make good CyberTraders.
Filmed in IMAX(R), Africa: The Serengeti takes you on an extraordinary journey to the great migration, following more than two million wildebeests, zebras and antelope as they travel over 500 miles across the Serengeti plains.