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see gnugnu
or wildebeest
, large African antelope, genus Connochaetes. Its heavy head and humped shoulders resemble those of a buffalo, while the compact hindquarters are like those of a horse. The gnu has a beard, a short, erect mane, and a long, flowing tail.
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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.