sitatunga


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sitatunga:

see bushbuckbushbuck,
either of two small, delicate, spiral-horned antelopes of sub-Saharan Africa, the imbabala (Tragelaphus sylvaticus) and the kéwel (T. scriptus), formerly classified as a single species.
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They've taken a couple of huge forest sitatungas, which maybe the most difficult of all, and most hunters add forest duikers.
If you compare the three remaining candidates, only the sitatunga isn't striking by its appearance alone.
When that impressive sitatunga stepped out in the clearing, I had placed the fore-end of the H-S on the edge of our machan for a rest.
Sitatunga Services, LLC, dba Mazama Sporting Goods: Plaintiff alleges breach of contract.
My M76 in .270 Winchester accounted for some fantastic trophies around the world: my first and best bighorn among a host of North American big game; red stag, roebuck, mouflon, Alpine ibex and more in Europe; sitatunga, lechwe, kudu (and more) in Africa.
You'll be able to see Grevy's Zebras, Sitatunga, and Scimitarhorned Oryx roaming freely before your very eyes.
Table 1: Wildlife species population structure in study location of Kwale Forest Reserve CLASS ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME ORDER MAMMALIA Carnivora Viverridae March mongoose African Civet Felidae Forest Gene Mustelidae Palm civet Serval Leopard Cape Clawless Otter Carnivora Carnidae Fox Mustelidae Spotted necked otter Warthog Artiodactyla Red River--hog Suidae Hippopotamu Hippopotamus Bovidae African buffalo Sitatunga Blue duker Kob, Bushbuck Primate Galagidae Dwarf Galago Cercopithedidae Mona monkey Pata monkey White-nose monkey Rodentia Sciuridae Redless Tree- Squirrle Giant forest- Cricetidae Squirrel Gambian Giant-rat.
Visitors may also catch sight of a baby camel, young sitatunga antelope and blackbuck deer, and baby ankole cattle.
A one-day-old Sitatunga antelope peers through the legs of its parents after its surprise arrival at Birmingham Nature Centre.
Other mammals of conservation concern present in the SNP were: forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), leopard (Panthera pardus), giant pangolin (Smutsia gigantean), African forest buffalo (Syncerus caller nanus), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei), blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola), bay duiker (Cephalophus dorsalis), and water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus).
Riverine habitat in Zambia and limited portions of northern Botswana and Namibia's Caprivi Strip are home to the sitatunga, which resembles the nyala and has widely splayed hooves uniquely adapted to traversing marshy terrain.