Taurotragus derbianus


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Noun1.Taurotragus derbianus - large dark striped eland of western equatorial AfricaTaurotragus derbianus - large dark striped eland of western equatorial 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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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 Giant eland Taurotragus derbianus is the largest antelope in the world and belongs among the flagship species of Central and West Africa.
The most important herbivores include Derby's large eland (Taurotragus derbianus), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), the kob (Kobus kob), and common waterbuck (K.