wildebeest


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wildebeest:

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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class="font-size--16 MsoNormalAugust is often the peak period in the year, with thousands of international tourists visiting to witness the wildebeest migration, the seventh wonder of the world.
The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat.
The deadly fight continued with the wildebeest coming out victorious and chases off the lionesses. 
The 12-day migration safari follows the wildebeest migration route focusing on the 2 parks of Serengeti and Masai Mara.
This time, he has spent a year following the epic journey of over two million wildebeest as they make the 650km trek from The Serengeti in Tanzania to the Massai Mara in Kenya, and back again.
We report detection of RVFV in springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), and black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) in Etosha National Park.
Most people associate the annual wildebeest migration with the crater as it is the central part of their route, but many do not know about the symbiotic relationship the wildebeest have with the Zebras that allows this stupendous event to happen.
They spotted a potential quarry, a wildebeest calf, part of a small herd of wildebeests not far away.
Preemesh Doolabh, a competitive shooter from Bulawayo, is pictured here with a very nice wildebeest taken as part of a management program in the Zimbabwe lowveld.
Chinese tourists look at AfricaOs leading wildebeest migration After a live coverage of AfricaOs most spectacular Serengeti Wildebeest Migration through China Central Television (CCTV), now Chinese tourists are eyeing Tanzania as their African travel destination.
In the process, he witnessed the extraordinary spectacle of migrating wildebeest as far as the eye could see.