Water buck

Wa´ter buck`


1.(Zool.) A large, heavy antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also photomok, water antelope, and waterbok.
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Here of a night might always be found either Sabor or Numa crouching in the dense foliage of the surrounding jungle awaiting an antelope or a water buck for their meal.
Our guide Eric was a more seasoned spotter, picking out a roll-call of giraffes, lilac-breasted roller bird, superb starlings, water buck, hippos with just their twitching ears visible above the water surface, baby elephants trundling behind their mother and aunties.
Our guide, Eric, was a more seasoned spotter, picking out a roll-call of giraffes, lilac-breasted roller bird, superb starlings, water buck, hippos with just their twitching ears visible above the water surface, baby elephants trundling behind their mother and aunties.
From the veranda, we watched elephants, water buck, giraffes and warthogs wandered in and out of view barely 30 yards away.
Endangered species like the Barbary sheep, water buck, Siberian and Bengal tigers, Arabian wolf, hyena, wild cat, scimitar-horned oryx, gorilla and chimpanzee are some of the inmates taken care of by the zoo authorities.