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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 wildebeests won this particular encounter because they behaved contrary to the expectations and hopes of the wild dogs.
and, of course, we want to witness the main attraction of a northern safari this time of year, a wildebeest crossing of the mara river.
With only two wildebeests lost to crocodiles, most of the flock successfully reached the far side of the river and continued their migration after a brief rest.
The father-son bonding of Samson and Ryan is too close to The Lion King for comfort, including the wildebeest stampede sequence and the fiery finale.
Far more enlivening is the voice work of Eddie Izzard as a koala at odds with his cuddly image, and William Shatner as an evil dance-happy wildebeest ("I am Kazar.
THE club with a couple of white elephants on its shirts has witnessed a pair of wounded wildebeest (Messrs Kenwright and Gregg) going skull-to-skull over the past month, much to the dismay of fans.
The interior designer joked: "We're like wildebeests.
So he was the obvious man to turn to before the Natal Wildebeests meet Neath tomorrow night.
The Tanzania Wildlife Corporation, a government agency, gave him permission to shoot a number of animals, including gazelles, impalas and wildebeests, as part of a carefully monitored effort to obtain meat for residents of the Serengeti area.
Kids 6-11 years old will have to guide the characters through stormy seas, erupting volcanoes, vicious dogs and angry wildebeests as they traverse land and sea to help Samson rescue Ryan.
Combined, the effect is most noticeable during the scene in which Simba is lured into the path of stampeding wildebeests by his treacherous uncle's hyena henchmen so that he can never be king.