Connochaetes taurinus

Connochaetes taurinus

the African ungainly antelope with the body of an antelope and the head of a buffalo of the family Bovidae; called also blue wildebeest, brindle gnu, Gorgon taurinus.
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1758), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823), white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817), black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis (L.
The phenomenon of reproductive synchrony, where birthing occurs in a short time frame or pulse, has been documented in a number of ungulates, including wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Estes 1976), roe deer Capreolus capreolus (Gaillard et al.
The grazing group included: Bison bison (American bison), Cervus duvauceli (swamp deer), Connochaetes taurinus (wildebeest), Hippotragus niger (sable), Kobus ellipsiprymnus (common waterbuck) and Tetracerus quadricornis (chousingha).
Reproduction of wildebeest, Connochaetes taurinus albojubatus Thomas, in the Serengeti region, and its significance to conservation.