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- n. The striped quagga, or Burchell's zebra, of South Africa (Asinus burchellii).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The striped quagga, or Burchell's zebra, of South Africa (Asinus Burchellii); -- called also peechi, or peetsi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The native name of Burchell's zebra, Equus burchelli, a very beautiful animal, resembling the quagga in some respects, but having the coloring of a zebra. Also called bonte-quagga.
Second, the "dauw," or "Burchell's zebra," as it is more frequently called (_Equus Burchellii_).
The quagga keeps company with the gnoo, the "dauw" with the
We thus have a case of mutual dislike between the quagga and the dauw which cannot be explained by competition for food.
In connection with the horses it is worthy of notice that the quagga zebra, which never comes together with the dauw zebra, nevertheless lives on excellent terms, not only with ostriches, which are very good sentries, but also with gazelles, several species of antelopes, and gnus.
Like the dauw, it frequents the open plains -- trooping together in vast droves, and often herding with several species of antelopes.
Africa, and which differs altogether from the _dauw_ or Burchell's zebra, also found upon the great plains or karoos of the same region.
Abyssinia; but, perhaps, the "congo dauw," which certainly inhabits
At all events, the "congo dauw" is the "hippotigris," or tiger-horse, of the
Third, the "Congo dauw" (_Equus hippotigris_), closely resembling the dauw.
Of the four species in South Africa, the zebra is a mountain animal, and dwells among the cliffs, while the dauw and quagga rove over the plains and wild karoo deserts.
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