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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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Another highlight is the Serengeti pattern, a very different animal look and a tribute to the wildebeast of Tanzania.
The wonders of the natural world can be breath-taking - the sheer size of a blue whale in the ocean, the majesty of a tiger in the jungle and the spectacle of an African wildebeast migration - but it is often the slices of nature which are normally hidden from view which can be the most beautiful and awe-inspiring as Thomas Marent superbly demonstrates in his photographic journey through the rainforests of the world.
The 25-year-old Arsenal defender looks more like Lenny Henry's comic soul star Theo T Wildebeast than a Premiership footballer.