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waterbuck:

see marsh antelopemarsh antelope,
name for members of a group of deerlike African antelopes, usually found in reeds or tall grasses near water. The males of this group have horns that curve back, up, and forward; females are hornless. Most marsh antelopes travel in small herds.
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The photos show the waterbuck's carcass being tossed around by both the contenders trying to get a bite of the animal.
Wild herbivore species Body size Megaherbivore Medium-sized African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Wild herbivore species Feeding habits Grazers Browsers Mixed-feeders African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Source: author, 2017.
Buffalo (z = -2.79, p = 0.005), plains zebra (z = -8.35, p = <0.001), warthog (z = -4.36, p = <0.001), waterbuck (z = 2.46, p = 0.014) and blue wildebeest ([t.sub.8] = -5.01, p = 0.002) are significantly avoided prey species.
Odor composition of preferred (Buffalo and Ox) and nonpreferred (Waterbuck) hosts of some savannah tsetse flies.
In Africa, I drew on a giant waterbuck at 28 yards, a seemingly slam-dunk shot.
A Ballistic Tip took a huge waterbuck with one well-placed shot, and a Partition put.
The growth trend is boosted by the anticipated return on investment for high value species such as sable, roan, nyala, waterbuck, tsessebe, blackfaced impala and lechwe.
As both "waterbuck and "kongoni" (52), the antelope is more present than with either English or Swahili term alone, as if the words interacted synergistically.
The control-free areas in the study area range from 450-1100 ha, where there are Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer (Sparrman, 1779), giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis (L., 1758), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823), white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817), black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis (L., 1758), impala Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812), kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766), waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus (Ogilby, 1833), gemsbok Oryxgazella (L., 1758) and zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) (Boddaert, 1785).
The OSouthern Explorer,O priced from $4,599, includes four nights at the Southern Sun Cullinan in Cape Town; three nights of safari at one of four lodges, Chapungu Tented Camp, Serondella Lodge, Waterbuck Lodge, n'Kaya Lodge or Monwana Lodge; and two nights at the Zambezi Sun.
Antelope and zebras, waterbuck and bushbuck, kudus and impalas step out of the shade to graze.
Sigurwana's diverse wildlife resources include kudu, sable, nyala, waterbuck, reedbuck, klipspringer, bushbuck, impala, wildebeest, zebra, eland, caracal, bushbabies and the elusive leopard, while night drives may surprise guests with sightings of shy nocturnal game such as antbear, porcupine, honeybadger, pangolin and brown hyena.