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 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).