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n.1.(Zool.) A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Brashares and Arcese (1999a, b) suggest dominant male oribi Ourebia ourebi restrict defecation volume and occurrence in order to increase the frequency of territory marking events.
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).
We have found that in small antelope such as oribi (Ourebia ourebi) (10 kg), nearly all mortality of adults is accounted for by predators; in zebra (Equus burchelli) (250 kg) this is about 73%, while in buffalo it is 23% (Sinclair 1977).
thomsoni), waterbuck (Kobus defassa), oribi (Ourebia ourebi), and the very small dikdik (Rynchotragus (Mado qua) kirki).
It includes all the antelopes mentioned above, as well as the bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus), the red-fronted gazelle (Gazella rufifrons), the oribi (Ourebia ourebi), and several duikers (Sylvi-capra grimmia, Cephalophus rufilatus), as well as the African elephant (Loxodonta africana), Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), and anubis baboon (Papio anubis) and other monkeys.
in our study, this would be oribi Ourebia ourebi, warthog Phacochoerus aetiopicus and reedbuck Redunca redunca).
bohor reedbuck Redunca redunca wardi and oribi Ourebia ourebi cottoni.
1974: Notes sur l'ecologie et le comportement des oribis (Ourebia ourebi Zimmermann, 1783).--Terre Vie 28: 169-208.
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).
The other mammals include the Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer), topi (Damaliscus lunatus), Coke's hartebeest (Alcela-phus buselaphus cokei), Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti), oribi (Ourebia ourebi), warthog (Hylo-choerus), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), African elephant (Loxodonta africana), hippopotamus (Hip-popotamus amphibius), black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), and seven species of primates.