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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 club with a couple of white elephants on its shirts has witnessed a pair of wounded wildebeeste (Messrs Kenwright and Gregg) going skull to skull over the past month, much to the dismay of fans.
The rim of the collapsed volcano in Tanzania is 7,800ft above sea level while 1,800ft below is the crater floor, nine miles wide and home to 14,000 wildebeeste, 5,000 zebras, lions, rhinos and elephants - as well as Masai tribesmen grazing their cattle.
He landed his own programme The Lenny Henry Show in 1984 and thrilled viewers with character such as Trevor McDoughnut and "sex god" singer Theophilus P Wildebeeste.
Older followers will revel in the likes of The Vegan's Hatred Of Fish and the uncontrollably bizarre Wildebeeste and if more recent converts are tempted to explore the delights of Friedliness and the George Martin-produced Man In The Bowler Hat this comeback LP will have more than served its purpose.
On our way there, barely half an hour from the sky-scrapers, we counted a cheetah, a wildebeeste, two ostriches and a baboon.
Backroom staff poured from the dugouts desperately trying to haul maddened players from an incredible scrum that churned the pitch as if wildebeeste had stampeded.
Celine may have the lungpower of a wildebeeste, but it's completely ill suited to this mediocre Middle Eastern R&B groove.
Devices to involve folk now include Crack Up Your Councillor (any councillor laughing at Len's barrage of jokes may win his or her weight in grit), tactile encounters with "King of Lerve" Theophilus P Wildebeeste, and Riotous Assembly, where Len takes a band to play in a local school.