Definition of roan antelope in English:

roan antelope

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noun

An African antelope with black-and-white facial markings, a mane of stiff hair, and large backwardly curving horns.
  • Hippotragus equinus, family Bovidae
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  • 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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