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  • n. Plural form of bushbuck.

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Examples

  • At the time the boma was home to gentler animals such as, “bushbucks, vervet monkeys and a few Aldabra tortoises.”

    Owen & Mzee (copy)

  • My office is in Bushbuckridge, which, I've been told, does not have any bushbucks.

    I'm an idiot and life is wonderful

  • And although there are no bushbucks in Bbr, guess what we do have...

    I'm an idiot and life is wonderful

  • Among tragelaphs are two or more bushbucks, the inyala, the water tragelaph

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • Zebra bark, hyenas laugh, impallas grunt, ostriches boom like drums, leopards utter a plaintive sigh, hornbills cry like a stage child, bushbucks sound like a cross between

    The Land of Footprints

  • I wonder do the green, flame-winged loories today call hoarsely through the aisles of greenery, and the bushbucks bark their angry challenges from the deep and tangled hollows.

    Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer

  • On the outskirts of Nairobi-among 140 acres of indigenous forest-sits Giraffe Manor, an intimate 10-room hotel that also happens to be a sanctuary to warthogs, bushbucks, dik-diks, more than 180 species of birds and 14 rare Rothschild giraffes including five babies.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Some of these farmers have taken to entering Virunga illegally to poach bushbucks and other game, or salvage charcoal from the forest.

    NYT > Home Page

  • We saw bushbucks, cobs (kind of like little antelopes) and other small game.

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  • Burkhard notes that even though the breeding season is almost over, the zoo is still expecting the births of a scimitar-horned oryx, sitatungas and bushbucks in the next months, "and hopefully a wattled crane chick".

    Joburg.org.za

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