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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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Proposals exist to stop wildebeest habitat from being converted to agriculture and to reduce driving speeds along two paved roads that intersect the Tarangire wildebeest migration route.
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.
Summary: A herd of 100,000 wildebeest attempts to cross Kenya's River Mara.
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.
With the preceding definition in mind, let's refer to the physiology lesson on wildebeests and apply it to a few computer and communications platforms, both current and not-yet-here.
Due to their size and habits, wildebeests shape the ecosystems in which they live and move, making them one of what zoologists consider a 'keystone species'.
THE gaping jaws of hungry crocodiles are not enough to stop the annual "Great Migration" of zebras, wildebeests and gazelles across the East African plains.
If it's not Simba watching his lion father, Mufasa, die in a stampede of wildebeests, it's PBS' Cailiou whining about this, that and the other or Disney's Stitch shooting off another weapon of mass destruction.
Kids 6-11 years old will have to guide the characters through stormy seas, erupting volcanoes, vicious dogs and angry wildebeests as they traverse land and sea to help Samson rescue Ryan.
The interior designer joked: "We're like wildebeests.
Combined, the effect is most noticeable during the scene in which Simba is lured into the path of stampeding wildebeests by his treacherous uncle's hyena henchmen so that he can never be king.
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.