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n. - African antelopes: elands.

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  • Other herbivores attracted to these verdant pastures include elephant (Loxidonta africana), Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli) and eland (Taurotragus oryx).
  • The vast herds of large mammals, such as eland (Taurotragus oryx) and sable (Hippotragus niger), that once roamed the foothills of this ecoregion are long gone.
  • The area is home to a variety of ungulates, including the klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus), mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula), and eland (Taurotragus oryx).
  • The eastern giant eland (Taurotragus derbianus gigas) still survives in good numbers in the Central African Republic, especially in the western regions of the country,... for more
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