A spiral-horned African antelope that lives in open woodland and grassland. It is the largest of the antelopes.
- Genus Taurotragus, family Bovidae: the giant eland (T. derbianus) and the common eland (T. oryx).
- There are antelope species like eland, impala, puku, waterbuck, bushbuck and kudu whereas lion leopard, wild dog and hyaena are also present.
- Across the open grasslands are scattered various members of the antelope family - horned bushbucks, waterbucks, eland, topi, gazelle and impala.
- They are typically graceful, having long legs and horns, and include the eland, wildebeest, gazelle, springbok, hartebeest, impala, etc.
Words that rhyme with elandLeland, Wieland, Zealand, Zeeland
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