Definition of reedbuck in English:


Syllabification: reed·buck
Pronunciation: /ˈrēdˌbək


  • An African antelope with a distinctive whistling call and high bouncing jumps.
    • Genus Redunca, family Bovidae: three species
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    • Also present in smaller numbers are zebra, blue wildebeest, buffalo, oribi, kudu, reedbuck, bushbuck and common duiker.
    • The grazers are mainly antelope, wildebeest, hartebeest, oribi, impala, gazelle, reedbuck, roan and sable antelope.
    • The crater is home to elephant, buffalo, baboon, reedbuck, colobus monkeys, leopard and duikers.

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