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kob

 (kŏb, kōb)
n.
An orange-brown African antelope (Kobus kob) whose habitat extends from Senegal eastward to Ethiopia, having lyre-shaped horns in the male.

[Wolof.]

kob

(kɒb)
n
(Animals) any of several species of African antelope, esp Kobus kob: similar to waterbucks
[C20: from a Niger-Congo language; compare Wolof koba, Fulani kōba]
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Noun1.kob - an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africakob - an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa
waterbuck - any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers
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It was a mass migration of make than 1.3 million white-eared kob. Against all odds, some species of southern Sudan's wildlife not only survived, but were now thriving --in numbers rivalling even the great Serengeti migration of wildebeest and zebra in nearby Tanzania.
According to conservationists, prior to the outbreak of its war in December 2013, South Sudan's extensive areas of untouched natural woodlands, forests, and savannas, were home to wildlife populations including approximately 2,500 elephant, hundreds of giraffes, the endemic Nile Lechwe and white-eared kob tiang, Mongalla antelope migrations, wild dog as well as chimpanzees.