giant eland


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Noun1.giant eland - large dark striped eland of western equatorial Africagiant eland - 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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There were several species of this beautiful animal, the most magnificent somewhat resembling the giant eland of Africa, except that their spiral horns form a complete curve backward over their ears and then forward again beneath them, ending in sharp and formidable points some two feet before the face and above the eyes.
As hunters, we add the common and giant eland for a total of nine; the much larger elands are of genus Taurotragus.
A Gazelle B Gnu C Springbok D Giant eland QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: What did George Orwell's character Winston Smith find in Room 101?
The month of October proved a fertile period for the centre which also welcomed a baby giraffe and a baby giant eland, adding to the centre's growing family of more than 800 animal species.
The Giant eland Taurotragus derbianus is the largest antelope in the world and belongs among the flagship species of Central and West Africa.
Working together they can tackle animals many times their own size, including water buffalos, giant eland and sometimes even elephants and giraffes.
By afternoon six, the giant eland of Makalaan had still eluded the sting of one of my brightly colored, feathered shafts.
He has killed many bear, Cape buffalo, giant eland and many other game animals with the use of a handgun.
PRIZE SPECIMEN: Lord and Lady Derby show their son, Edward, the giant eland antelope; FIRST: Budgie bred at Knowsley
The eland is the largest of all antelope, with a big bull of the Livingstone or Central African giant eland races weighing as much as a solid ton.
Capture of giant eland happened already earlier, but possibly only to be sold to zoos.