sable antelope

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sable antelope

a large black E African antelope, Hippotragus niger, with long backward-curving horns
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Despite successful breeding of roan and sable Hippotragus niger (Harris, 1838) antelope throughout South Africa, theileriosis is seen as one of the main causes of the high mortality rate in calves and one of the reasons for the population decline of these antelope species (Van der Vegt 2007).
These in western Tanzania were of the most widespread common race, Hippotragus niger niger, found from southern Africa northeast to western and central Tanzania.