Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also beira antelope)
A rare antelope found in Somalia and Ethiopia.
- Dorcatragus megalotis, family Bovidae.
- Like most antelope, the majority of the beira's activity occurs in the morning and evening, while at midday it rests.
- Besides the baboon, the Horn is an important region for a number of threatened antelope species, particularly the beira and dibatag antelopes.
A local name.
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