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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 home side took off in pursuit like a lion hunting down a wildebeast.
WHILE watching the TV the other day I saw a lion work very hard to catch and kill a wildebeast.
Not for us the vast African plains with, as Basil Fawlty once so succinctly put it, "herds of wildebeasts sweeping majestically across the plains.'' No, for us it was Lancashire and to a country estate that was featured on Channel 4's Country House Rescue earlier this year.