An African antelope with black-and-white facial markings, a mane of stiff hair, and large backwardly curving horns.
- Hippotragus equinus, family Bovidae.
- The male horns, in keeping with the horns of the male roan antelope, curve backward - in part so that fights over female antelopes will not be deadly.
- Plain animals such as zebra, greater and lesser kudu, sable and roan antelope, impala and giraffe are found on the plains stretching from the rivers edge.
- In the south, the government reported that the game areas ‘still hold immense stocks’ and that white rhino, elephant, giant eland, roan antelope, and giraffe were all on the increase.
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Syllabification: roan an·te·lope
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