Definitions

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  • n. A large, deerlike South African antelope, Pelea capreolus, having pale-gray, curly fur and straight horns.

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  • They decided that the rhebok, a speedy African antelope, was the perfect inspiration for their company.

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  • Large populations of several antelopes are present and include an estimated population of 1,500-2,000 of the endemic grey rhebok Pelea capreolus, 1,000 reedbuck Redunca arundinum, and approximately 2,000 eland Taurotragus oryx; also bushbuck Tragelaphus scriptus, blue duiker Cephalophus monticola, klipspringer Oreotragus oreotragus and oribi Ourebia ourebi.

    UKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

  • Also there were droves of smaller game — rhebok and springbok and duikers — which brushed past at full gallop without even noticing me.

    Prester John

  • We were after rhebok, the dun kind, and I recollected how we had followed one beast, and both he and I had clean lost it.

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  • Also there were droves of smaller game -- rhebok and springbok and duikers -- which brushed past at full gallop without even noticing me.

    Prester John

  • Often species such as buffalo, elephant, eland, kudu, vaal rhebok, mountain reedbuck and many others do require a good deal of walking, and hunters should prepare for this.

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  • Some of the largest populations of ungulates in southern Africa are found within the ecoregion, including eland (Taurotragus oryx), reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula), grey rhebok (Pelea capreolus), black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) and a small population of oribi (Ourebia ourebi).

    Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests

  • The mammalian fauna of the Albany Thicket is characterized by different species of antelope including bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus), grey rhebok (Pelea capreolus), mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula), eland (Taurotragus oryx), greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), cape grysbok (Raphicerus melanotis) and common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia).

    Albany thickets

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