Damaliscus


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Noun1.Damaliscus - African antelopes: sassabiesDamaliscus - African antelopes: sassabies  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Damaliscus lunatus, sassaby, topi - a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
Translations
damalisque
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The positive result from a small resident herd of wildebeest near Olbalbal warrants closer examination of the PPRV status of migrating populations of wildebeest, Thomson's gazelle, and topi (a type of antelope, Damaliscus lunatus), which moved out of the area during April-May 2014.
The tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus), whose common name is derived from the Tswana "tshesebe ", is most closely related to the topi and the bontebok, which are classified in the same genus.
Female adult survival was high irrespective of body mass (from 0.710 in topi (Damaliscus lunatus) to 0.978 in pronghorn (Antilocapra americana); mean of 0.903, SE = 0.012).
Hill (1979) related that the mandible is usually one of the earliest elements to separate from the skeleton of the African antelope Damaliscus, and that the vertebrae, separating last, are the bones that remain longest at the death site.
In Serengeti, follower species include wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), topi (Damaliscus korrigum), buffalo (Syncerus caffer), and zebra (Equus burchelli).