genus Tragelaphus


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Noun1.genus Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudusgenus Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Boocercus eurycerus, Tragelaphus eurycerus, bongo - large forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish-brown coat with white stripes and spiral horns
koodoo, koudou, kudu - either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
harnessed antelope - any of several antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus having striped markings resembling a harness
Tragelaphus angasi, nyala - spiral-horned South African antelope with a fringe of white hairs along back and neck
mountain nyala, Tragelaphus buxtoni - shaggy antelope of mountains of Ethiopia
bushbuck, guib, Tragelaphus scriptus - antelope with white markings like a harness and twisted horns
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Spiral horned antelopes of Africa all belong to the genus Tragelaphus, these include Greater and Lesser kudu, bushbuck and nyala.
Species belonging the genus Tragelaphus such as bushbuck and kudu arguably can rely on being cryptic to avoid predators, whereas females of species living in open habitats such as gemsbok and wildebeest are likely to receive more attacks from predators.
The bovines (Bovinae) include: all domesticated cattle, sheep, and goats, and their closest wild relatives such as the buffalo and bison; the enormous elands (Taurotragus); the "forest" antelopes, two Asian species; the nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus); the four-horned antelope (Tetracerus cuadricornis); and the African genus Tragelaphus, species linked to forests and wetlands such as the sitatunga (T.