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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 12-day migration safari follows the wildebeest migration route focusing on the 2 parks of Serengeti and Masai Mara.
As the wildebeest begins to tire from the struggle, two hippopotami approach the scene from behind.
During the first phase, 200 springbok and 50 wildebeest were randomly selected, immobilized by darting, and fitted with radio collars for identification.
Beginning in December, the Wildebeest herds, numbering about 1.
A new seasonal camp onshore the Mara River will provide up-close viewing of the wildebeest migration between July and October, in Kenya.
Apart from being intensely fascinating, I actually think there are some lessons for litigators in this encounter between wild dogs and wildebeests, not so much to be learned but to be reinforced.
Along me way, he tells us mat pregnant wildebeest time their births to happen between 9am and 11am.
The twice annual migrations of zebra, gazelles and wildebeest plus lions, elephants, rhinos and giraffe followed by a slap up brunch would be amazing and humbling.
and, of course, we want to witness the main attraction of a northern safari this time of year, a wildebeest crossing of the mara river.
THE Great Wildebeest Migration, which occurs between July and October, is just a few weeks away.
Summary: A herd of 100,000 wildebeest attempts to cross Kenya's River Mara.
This has happened with tsessebe, giraffe, bontebok, black wildebeest, eland, and even to a limited extent, lions (although there are different policy dynamics to consider).