Roan antelope

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(Zool.) a very large South African antelope (Hippotragus equinus). It has long sharp horns and a stiff bright brown mane. Called also mahnya, equine antelope, and bastard gemsbok.

See also: Roan

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Kimanzi, Mapping and modelling the population and habitat of the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus langheldi) in Ruma National Park, Kenya [PhD Dissertation], Newcastle University, UK, 2011,
Joubert, The population ecology of the roan antelope, Hippotragus equinus equinus (Desmarest, 1804), in the Kruger National Park, University of Pretoria, 1976.
Theileriosis (Cytauxzoonosis) in Roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus): field exposure to infection and identification of potential vectors.--Onderstepoort J.
In savannah areas, the species most appreciated by trophy hunters are the bush elephant (Loxodonta africana), the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and the large antelopes such as the giant eland (Taurotragus derbianus), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) and hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus).
The main tick-related problems affecting this semi-intensive commercial game ranching operation are corridor disease (theileriosis) in the buffalo and acute theileriosis in juvenile roan antelope Hippotragus equinus (Desmarest, 1804) (Uys, pers.
The Biosphere Reserve also hosts a rich fauna (Poussy and Bakyono, 1991) consisting of mammal species such as the hippopotamus, elephant (Loxodonta africana Cuvier), bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus Pallas), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus Desmarest), warthog (Phacocoerus africanus Gmelin), Oribi (Ourebia ourebi Zimmerman), duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia L.), patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas Schreber), green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops L.) and baboon (Papio Anubis Lesson) (ENGREF, 1989; Bouche, 2005; Dibloni, 2011).
Dichas secuencias resultaron tener una diversidad nucleotidica relativamente baja (0,65%) en los cinco hatos estudiados, comparado con la diversidad de esa misma region del ADN mitocondrial en otras especies de roedores (1,94%; Tabla IV) o en herbivoros de nicho similar como hipopotamos (Hippopotamus amphibius, 1,52-1,92%; Okello et al., 2005) o antilopes (Hippotragus equinus" 1,92%; Alpers et al., 2004).
Alpers DL, Van Vuuren B J, Arctander P, Robinson TJ (2004) Population genetics of the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) with suggestions for conservation.
There is great concern over the future of some species such as the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), the gemsbok or beisa (Oryx gazella), the scimitar oryx (O.
The most important herbivores include Derby's large eland (Taurotragus derbianus), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), the kob (Kobus kob), and common waterbuck (K.
gnou), red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), the bonteboks (Damaliscus), the handsome common waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), reedbucks (Redunca), oribi (Ourebia ourebi), the tiny dik-diks (Madoqua), and the even smaller royal antelope (Neotragus pygmaeus), the smallest living antelope, weighing only 7-9 lb (3-4 kg).