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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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MP for Mochudi East, Mr Moagi Molebatsi had asked the minister to state the number of wildebeests captured in the Kgatleng District and where they were relocated to.
At those extreme numbers, migratory wildebeests exert large positive effects across the ecosystem.
The wildebeests won this particular encounter because they behaved contrary to the expectations and hopes of the wild dogs.
The hum from the jeep's walkie-talkie is on low; the guides at the various camps chatter amongst themselves, exchanging information on locations of nocturnal cats, rare rhinos or the anticipatory swarm of wildebeest gathered on the banks of the mara.
With only two wildebeests lost to crocodiles, most of the flock successfully reached the far side of the river and continued their migration after a brief rest.
In March KWS plans to move 3,000 wildebeests to the same park.
The father-son bonding of Samson and little Ryan is too close to The Lion King for comfort, including a wildebeest stampede sequence and the fiery finale.
The father-son bonding of Samson and Ryan is too close to The Lion King for comfort, including the wildebeest stampede sequence and the fiery finale.
THE club with a couple of white elephants on its shirts has witnessed a pair of wounded wildebeest (Messrs Kenwright and Gregg) going skull-to-skull over the past month, much to the dismay of fans.
So he was the obvious man to turn to before the Natal Wildebeests meet Neath tomorrow night.
That helps her hide while she watches some wildebeests (WILL-duh-beasts) drinking at a water hole.