lesser kudu

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Noun1.lesser kudu - a smaller variety of kudulesser kudu - a smaller variety of kudu    
koodoo, koudou, kudu - either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
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figure By CHARLES WANYORO A 33-year-old farmer who was caught with game meat has pleaded with a magistrate's court to set him free, saying he hunted the animals to save his family from starving.Mr Sammy Mwenda pleaded guilty to having three carcasses of the lesser kudu, suspected to have been hunted in the Meru National Park, saying he did it to fend for his family.
Although similar in color and horn configuration, the lesser kudu of East Africa is an altogether different animal, much less than half the size.
I started with them and maybe half an hour later in a place which looked like a clearing in the thorn bushes there was a lesser kudu bull browsing quietly, broadside, not more than 50 yards away.
If you've ever watched those wildlife shows on the education channel and seen a pack of timber wolves chasing down a moose calf, or a pride of lions ripping out the entrails of a lesser kudu, then you had a fair picture of what's about to happen.
It's not overrun by cars, yet it boasts about 30,000 zebra, 25,000 wildebeest, 5,000 elephant, 5,000 buffalo, 5,000 eland, 2,500 Masaai giraffe, as well as harder-to-spot species like the fringe-eared oryx, lesser kudu (a forest antelope) and the dik dik (a pint-sized species of antelope).
Set on a hillside, this hideaway lodge in the remote and untamed Meru is a place where visitors are more likely to come face to face with a giraffe or lesser kudu than with other guests.