common eland

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Noun1.common eland - dark fawn-colored eland of southern and eastern Africacommon eland - dark fawn-colored eland of southern and eastern Africa
genus Taurotragus, Taurotragus - African antelopes: elands
eland - either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes
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Ranging throughout Botswana, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the common eland (Taurotragus oryx) is also known as the southern eland.
Buy a PS3 box of special food at the entrance and you can open your windows in the friendly zones to feed some of the animals by hand, such as the ticklish Blackbuck antelopes from India and Pakistan, or the dribbling Common Eland from East Africa.