Definition of hirola in English:
A rare yellowish-brown antelope native to Kenya and Somalia.
- Damaliscus hunteri, family Bovidae. Alternative name: Hunter’s hartebeest
- Female hirola with young form groups of between 5-40, often including a single territorial male.
- Current emphasis, led by EAWLS, is to work to preserve the hirola antelope in its home range.
- The surviving hirola are threatened by drought, poaching and habitat loss.
late 19th century: from Oromo.
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