marshbuck


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marshbuck

(ˈmɑːʃˌbʌk)
n
(Animals) an antelope of the central African swamplands, Strepsiceros spekei, with spreading hoofs adapted to boggy ground; an important vector of the tsetse fly. Also called: sitatunga
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Sitatungas or marshbucks originate in Africa where they are now an endangered species, particularly in their native Kenya.