Roan antelope


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(Zool.) a very large South African antelope (Hippotragus equinus). It has long sharp horns and a stiff bright brown mane. Called also mahnya, equine antelope, and bastard gemsbok.

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The area is also well known for the rare Roan antelope which have been re-stocked.
Known as a hotspot for sable and roan antelope, and historically home to one of the densest populations of Black rhino on earth, the Chizarira National Park in northern Zimbabwe would be a dream to visit for any game-lover or naturalist.
Meet kudu, roan antelope, and three kinds of zebra, and finish up at the giraffe house, made of reclaimed barn wood and accented with stained-glass windows, where you'll feed the five doe-eyed half-brothers apples and yams from a walkway.
The main tick-related problems affecting this semi-intensive commercial game ranching operation are corridor disease (theileriosis) in the buffalo and acute theileriosis in juvenile roan antelope Hippotragus equinus (Desmarest, 1804) (Uys, pers.
Roan antelope females also sold for up to N$330,000 with an average price of N$304,444 paid for nine roan antelopes.
The book is organized with a chapter on each of a series of key species: elephants, impala, zebras and wildebeest, roan antelope, rhinoceros, African buffalo, giraffe, lions, leopards, cheetahs, African wild dogs, and hyenas.
Buffalo, roan antelope, eland, bushbuck and elephants greeted us as we walked through the park entrance.
Roan antelope - Conservation status: dependant Price: pounds 5400
A good roan antelope of the largest western race was at the top of my trophy list, and I had heard Cameroon was the place for big roan.
He ordered an audit of Zanaco--the first ever carried out at a state owned company--after it recorded a loss of 65bn kwacha during the 2000-01 financial year on the back of bad debts, including those owed by Zambia National Oil Company (ZNOC) and copper and cobalt mining firm Roan Antelope Mining Corporation.
UNTIL the record was broken by Wednesbury rugby club, the highest goal posts in the world were at Roan Antelope club in Zambia and not in South Africa (Page 21, May 6).