Taurotragus


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Related to Taurotragus: Tragelaphus, Taurotragus oryx, eland
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Noun1.Taurotragus - African antelopes: elandsTaurotragus - African antelopes: elands    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
eland - either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes
common eland, Taurotragus oryx - dark fawn-colored eland of southern and eastern Africa
giant eland, Taurotragus derbianus - large dark striped eland of western equatorial Africa
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evertsi is a two-host species and its preferred wildlife hosts include zebras and eland Taurotragus oryx (Pallas, 1766) (Norval 1981).
Kung San ethnographies confirm that the eland antelope, Taurotragus oryx (Figure 2A) was a central and pervasive symbol in San spiritual thought (Lewis-Williams & Biesele 1978:117; Thackeray 2005: 5-18).
The mixed feeders were Axis axis (chital), Gazella granti (Grant's gazelle), and Taurotragus oryx (eland).